Videotapes Are Becoming Unwatchable As Archivists Work To Save Them

XFR Collective member Carmel Curtis works on a VHS cartridge during an event at the Baltimore Museum of Art in March.

With VHS tapes degrading, most Americans’ home videos from the ’80s and ’90s won’t be viewable in a decade. But there’s a grassroots movement to preserve them for posterity.

(Image credit: Lorena Ramirez-Lopez/XFR Collective)


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