LOC employee uses imaging technology to uncover history

Tuesday - 6/14/2011, 3:35pm EDT

Fenella France, preservation scientist, Library of Congress

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Developing and using imaging techniques to find new information in our nation's most important historical documents is no easy feat.

Fenella France is a preservation scientist in the preservation research and testing division of the Library of Congress. She managed to accomplish just that.

That accomplishment has made France a Service to America Medal finalist in the Science and Environment category.

Hear the rest of our interviews with the 2011 Sammies finalists.