The RootsTech Photo+Story Competition is now closed! Thanks for submitting your family photos and stories. Winners will be announced at RootsTech.
As genealogists, many of us have been dubbed the family historian—meaning that we’ve been tasked with caring for family photos from the past, but also with the history that is happening today.
Alison Taylor, Pictures and Stories Metadata—Writing on the Back of a Digital Photo
Our family photograph collections are easily one of our most precious possessions, so how do we protect and preserve them? In 2018 at RootsTech, Ari Wilkins, who works for the Dallas Public Library in the Genealogy Division, discussed best practices for identifying, cataloging, and storing these collections
Preserving your family narrative is proving to be extremely beneficial and contributes significantly to the emotional health of families, relationships, and individuals.
10 Apps for Capturing and Sharing Your Family’s Story. This is the third post in a three-part series that identifies not only the “how” of collecting family stories but the “why.”
Being a genealogist is a lot like being a detective. Whether you are sleuthing in your DNA, old journals, or photographs, finding little details and missing links is the fuel that keeps many genealogists going.
5 Ways to Give the Gift of Family History. This is the third of a three-part series exploring how to engage the rising generation in family history.
RootsTech is hosting its first ever Photo and Story Competition. There will be 4 different categories in which to compete—Connect. Belong. Family.
Wouldn’t it be nice if we could just hook our brains up to our computers and store all of our memories instantly? Unfortunately, technology isn’t quite there yet, but there are still ways to store your memories, both digitally and physically.