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:

Photo organization resources for tips and strategies to help the genealogist and family historian finally get those photos organized.

Photo Organization for Genealogy Researchers – Resources for Getting Started

Getting our family’s photographs is organized is tough. It doesn’t seem to matter if I am organizing the photographs I took on my phone this morning, or trying to decide how organize and store my ancestors’ photographs dating back over 100 years. I never know quite how to begin the sorting or which organizing system …

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Where does a genealogy research begin organizing old photos? Go from chaos to order and keep precious family photos easy to find!

How To Get Started with Photo Organization of Old Family Photos

Tackling a photo organization project? Tips and tricks to help the family historian organize and preserve old family photos. I recently shared that I am an organizing junkie….and a flunkie! I desperately want my genealogy nice and organized.  I want my files easy to find.  I’ve worked hard to achieve that. I may not have …

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16 Posts To Help You Identify Old Photographs

Techniques and strategies to identify old photographs. Date an old photo and find other important clues in your old family photos. 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. It’s actually …

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