5 Ways to Identify an Unknown Family Photo. This is the second of a two-part series exploring tips and tricks for identifying old photos. Read part one.
If you don’t have a strategy to follow, analyzing old family photographs can be a long, tedious, and sometimes frustrating process. However, with a little information and close examination, family photographs can lead to discovering new information about your ancestors.
Five Steps to Identify a Family Photo “Family photos are powerful,” said Taylor. “Each one of your family photographs tells a story, and each one of your family photographs can be just as powerful to you and to your family history.”
My grandfather took this picture of my dad one morning in 1958. As my dad and I looked at the photo, I asked him if he remembered the moment. “I remember the setting; the red kitchen chair and refrigerator in the background, but I don’t remember the morning my father took this picture,” he said.
Rhonna Farrer loves photos; she loves the stories and memories that they contain. Farrer feels connected to her family through photographs. Farrer discusses what constitutes a "perfect photo" and the emotion and connection you can make just by looking into the eyes of those in the photos.
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.
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.”
3 Ways to Keep a Digital Journal. This is part three of a three-part series exploring successful journal keeping. Read parts one and two.
February 26–29, 2020 | Salt Palace Convention Center | Salt Lake City, Utah Join us for four huge days of discovery, and make connections to your past! Choose from more than 300 hands-on classes, explore the gigantic expo hall, and listen to inspiring keynote speakers.
RootsTech conferences are dedicated to celebrating and discovering family connections, both past and present. With over 150 breakout sessions, an exciting lineup of celebrity speakers, and a gigantic expo hall, we’ve got something we’re sure you’ll love. Get ready to explore your family connections like never before!