While at any one time people and place are the ingredients of a community, the past and present are
the ingredients of the future ... and, after all ...
that is what we preserve for ...
THIRD WARD ARCHIVE
Early in the process I gave a camera to Pamela Seymore, a young woman who lives less than a block from Project Row Houses. When her photos returned from the lab, one was an image of Pam holding a portrait of her mother. Pam particularly wanted her mother's image included in the installation because Pam had been raised in the very house I was working in. Her father died in that house.
Pam and her sister Kay also wrote the following note about their mother.