backgrounds in photos help you find dates and places

Background Items Help Find Places and Dates

The background tells a great story – Items or events in the background of photos can help you determine where and when the photo was … Read more

Information about photographers can help you date photos

Dating Photos using Photographers

How to Date Photos Using the Photographers This can at least give a general date or time period for the photo. Also it helps when … Read more

Using surname migration tool to find family

Surname Migration Research

Migration Help on Surnames Can Help you Break Through Some Brick Walls  If you have never been to this page of Ancestry.com, this is worth … Read more

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Why and How to Save Old Photos

Some Tips for Saving Your Old Photos Did you know?  Instead of putting those old family photos on display on the wall.  You really need … Read more

How Get Started on a Family Tree with Tips and Resources

How to Get Started Building a Family Tree

If you are new to genealogy or know someone that starting to gain interest, here are some steps to help you build a family tree … Read more

What Cars in Photos Can Tell You About Your Family

Automobiles in photos can give you clues or set you on the right research path. I love it when cars are in the photo! Why? … Read more

Using Old Newspapers to Tell a War Story

Old Newspapers and The Story of a World War Flying Ace

Nothing like finding a great story and having hundreds of people with the same name come up. You have to find the facts first, before … Read more

Why Genealogy Enthusiasts Should Rescue Photos

Why Rescue Photos and How to Do It

In case you didn’t know, we have a section on the website for rescued photos. These are photos and cabinet cards that I’ve found in … Read more

Antique Photos Portraits and Faces

Rescuing some of the Forgotten

Rescued Photos from Forgotten Faces Here is a collection of photos, mostly portraits and headshots found in various collections and antique shops. We hope to … Read more

find a grave tips and facts

Find A Grave Tips

Find A Grave is an incredible resource! Here are some facts you may not know and different ways to use it! I have been a … Read more

genealogy newbie tips for beginners

Genealogy Newbie Tips – Easy Advice for Beginners

So You Are Just Getting Started? Tips on starting your family tree For Beginners! First – take a deep breath! It will not be as … Read more

1925 Yearbook Farmer School Headed to Museum

Yearbook From 1925 Headed to Museum

Rescued Farmer, Texas School 1925 Yearbook Headed to Museum! I love it when things come together! This little handwritten yearbook will be returning to Young … Read more