Old Family Photos
Finding old family photos of your ancestors is always a thrill, but often, they are elusive. Maybe you have photographs of your ancestors, but they are unlabeled! (Sigh...) Who is actually in THAT photo?
You need strategies to understand and identify those unidentified individuals in your ancestors' photographs. Learn about the five different types of photographs, the step by step process of identifying the individuals and important clues that can be found within your family photos.
New to working with old family photos? I suggest you start with 4 Tips to Identify Unknown Family Photographs.
Links to get started exploring our ancestors' photographs:
Learn the characteristics of 5 old photographs to date photographs and determine when it was taken.
Your family's history is a treasure worth preserving, and nothing tells that story quite like old family photos. Unfortunately, those precious memories can often get lost or damaged over time. That's where scanning and organizing comes in! In our latest video, we guide you through the process of transforming dusty old albums into digital treasures that will stand the test of time. With our step-by-step tutorial, you'll learn how to preserve your family's legacy for generations to come. Check out the video now and start unlocking your family's past!
Crowdsourcing family stories is utilizing other family members to gather those family stories. In my case, I am seeking to crowdsource the identification of individuals in a photo and/or discover further details in those photographs. Learn how you can do it, too!
As genealogy researchers, we want to know what our ancestors looked like. To know that we have to find their photographs, so Let’s begin the hunt for our ancestors’ photographs!