Techniques and strategies to identify old photographs. Find the age of a photo and other important clues to learn who is in your old family photos.
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16 Posts To Help You Identify Old Photographs

Do you have unidentified photographs of your ancestors in your collection?  I think many genealogy researchers do. Among my own personal collection I have a large number of photographs of unknown individuals.

Family? Friends? Neighbors? I’m really not sure on some.

The question very quickly becomes “How do we identify those individuals?”.

As researchers, we must first educate ourselves about antique photographs.

It’s an “Identify Old Photographs” Round Up!

Below, find 16 Are You My Cousin? posts all containing  techniques and strategies to identify types of photographs, fashions and other important clues to learn more about your ancestors’ photographs.

Techniques and strategies to identify old photographs. Find the age of a photo and other important clues to learn who is in your old family photos.

  1. How To Determine the Date of an Old Family Photograph
  2. A Case Study: Identifying an Unknown Photograph
  3. Tuesday’s Genealogy Tip – Cabinet Cards
  4. Case Study: 5 Steps to Identify a Family Photograph
  5. Tuesday’s Genealogy Tip – A Carte de Visite
  6. Tuesday’s Genealogy Tip – A Carte de Visite
  7. Your Ancestors + Funeral Photography Techniques and strategies to identify old photographs. Find the age of a photo and other important clues to learn who is in your old family photos.
  8. How to Date Photographs Using Tax Stamps
  9. Would You Recognize Your Ancestor’s Wedding Photo?
  10. Tuesday’s Genealogy Tip – Find Family Photo Groupings
  11. 5 Resources To Identify Your Ancestor’s Friends
  12. Tuesday’s Genealogy Tip – Get Your Photos In Front Of Your Family
  13. Top 10 Resources for Dating Old Photographs
  14. Date a Photograph By Your Female Ancestors’ Hairstyles
  15. Webinar – Finding Your Ancestors’ Photographs in Unexpected Places
  16. Webinar – Identify Your Ancestor in That Photograph (Case Studies)

Now it’s your turn!

Pull those family photos out of the closet. You know the ones – those in the shoebox in the top of the guest room closet? Blow the dust off  and get started identifying those unknown individuals.

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