In 2020, a devasting fire affected the Museum of Chinese in America in Manhattan's Chinatown, known as MOCA. At risk was a collection of 85,000 sculptures, textiles, photos and other rare historical artifacts. It took many people, companies, and volunteers to recover what items were salvageable. Polygon was honored to be a part of that team.
Polygon's Document Center in Allentown, Pennsylvania led the effort in freeze-drying materials for MOCA.
For more information on Polyogn's Document Recovery Process, click here.
Read the full article about the fire at NBC News here: Invaluable items recovered after Museum of Chinese in America archive fire (nbcnews.com)
Today the museum has recovered. Read more about how they are doing it here: How the Museum of Chinese in America bounced back from a harrowing fire | CNN