Published by TheAncestorHunt: New York Online Historical Photos Research

(Updated November, 2015)An old proverb states that “the eyes are the windows into the soul.” A genealogy corollary is that “a photo is a window into the lives of your ancestors.”I love old photos, whether they are portraits of my ancestors or historical photos for the period when they lived. And it is important to…

http://www.theancestorhunt.com/blog/new-york-online-historical-photos-research

Published by NGSGenealogy: Eye & Ear Candy — Harvard + Yale x 2 + Stanford + UC Santa Barbara Reveal New Neat Collections!

Yale’s Colonial North American ProjectIt seemed like every day last week I was learning about new collections that are now available for us to devour.  These five really caught my eye/ear and so I wanted to share!1. A Digital Portrait of Colonial Life – Harvard’s Colonial North American Project website includes 150,000 images of diaries,…

http://upfront.ngsgenealogy.org/2015/11/eye-ear-candy-harvard-yale-x-2-stanford.html

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/