Published by Dick Eastman: Yale Places 170,000 Photographs From 1935 to 1945 Online

Yale University had posted online 170,000 Library of Congress photographs taken in the United States from 1935 to 1945. The photos come from all over the U.S., and can be accessed with this easy-to-use interactive map. They also used the original captions allowing the viewer to get an honest feel for the time period. No…

http://blog.eogn.com/2015/10/08/yale-places-170000-photographs-from-1935-to-1945-online/

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Published by Moore Genealogy: The Magic Of Photographs

Photographs of people, places, and events can be an exceptional aid in our enjoyment of working on our family history. I have in the past written about some of my finds in family pictures. I am the first to say I have had some great luck with obtaining these photographs. Distant cousins and genealogist have […]

https://mooregenealogy.wordpress.com/2015/09/11/the-magic-of-photographs/

Published by FamilySearch: Memories of Our Grandparents

Most of us have memories of one or more of our grandparents. They may be of working side by side with grandma in the flower garden or cooking wonderful tasty goodies in the kitchen. Maybe you have memories of going fish or driving with grandpa. Maybe it was their wise advice they shared with you…

https://familysearch.org/blog/en/memories-grandparents/

Published by The legaL genealogist: Of crimes…

The criminal mind The Legal Genealogist is at sea. Literally, not figuratively. It’s the FGS Cruise to Alaska, and internet connectivity is … well … spotty at best. So we’re filling in with some of the language of the law — part Latin, part Greek, part Anglo-Saxon, and all confusing. Now seriously… who would have…

http://www.legalgenealogist.com/blog/2015/09/03/of-crimes/

Published by Ancestry: Published by AncestryBlog; How Bad Photos Can Make Good Genealogy

by Denise May Levenick, The Family CuratorSometimes you don’t have a choice when it comes to finding your ancestor in old photographs. You are happy to take anything, even if it’s a tiny face in a crowd of college grads or a stern-faced soldier in the back row of long panorama. Group photos present unique…

http://blogs.ancestry.com/ancestry/2015/08/25/how-bad-photos-can-make-good-genealogy/

Published by Dick Eastman: How to Store Films and Documents on a Large Scale

If you want to store documents, microfilm, microfiche, movie films, or computer files, there is one place that can handle any size requirements you might have: Iron Mountain. Hidden away in the hills of rural Butler, Pennsylvania, Iron Mountain houses some of America’s most amazing, priceless treasures in a temperature-controlled and humidity-controlled underground storage facility.…

http://blog.eogn.com/2015/07/29/how-to-store-films-and-documents-on-a-large-scale/

Published by Ancestry Blog: Organizing and Preserving a Family Photo Collection

This is a guest post by Denise May Levenick, The Family CuratorPhotographs are the treasures of any family history collection. Documents can verify kinship and share the details of everyday life, but photos allow us to see firsthand the same eyes or broad smile we inherited from our forebears. Organizing all those photos may seem…

http://blogs.ancestry.com/ancestry/2015/07/17/organizing-and-preserving-a-family-photo-collection/