If you want a glimpse into Humboldt's past, head on down the Museum this week.

Pictures, documents, paper articles and numerous mediums are being featured for Archives week. A small crowd attended the event on Thursday, February 6th, from 1:30 to 4:30 PM.

Jean Price with the Humboldt Museum and Gallery discussed the preliminary focus of the day, as well as why there was importance put on this period of Humboldt's history.

"Here at the museum, we have done a really cool exhibit with some vintage photos we received from the Willkommen Centre when it closed. We wanted to showcase Humboldt from a very interesting period of growth for the community."

Price also commented on why the recent history of our community is just as important as that of longer standing.

"I think a lot of really significant things happened in that period, with incorporating the German theme to downtown, as well as certain festivals that do not happen anymore. All these things document a really important time in Humboldt's history."

Archives week is put on in collaboration with the Saskatchewan Council of Archives and Archivists.

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