Outside the Box Search Advice

Up Your Game ! Up Your Search!  Think about it. If you do not have all of the records, then someone does. If it is … Read more

Good Ole Country at its Best

Country Names and Faces I love living in the country, being on a farm and growing things. These old photos are so “make me want … Read more

1925 Yearbook Farmer School Headed to Museum

Scrapbook Stories

When One Clue Leads to Thirty Five More! You love it, you go with it, and you are so glad someone did not throw it … Read more

Amaze Your Grandchildren

How would you like to amaze your grandchildren! A Tip You Don’t Want to Forget… While you are working on everyone else’s leg of the … Read more

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Awesome Names, Exciting Places!

Fantastic Rescued Photos and The Stories Discovered Well is he not cute? Can you find the man? The second person in the photo is a … Read more

Weddings and Special Occasions

Rescued photos, maybe there is someone here for your tree? December 1942, just married in Oregon. What a beautiful photo. There is no other information. … Read more

Rescued Names and Faces

Interesting Discoveries and Surnames from Rescues These two sisters are lovely! Faye Avenelle is on the right at 4 years old. Look at those shoes! … Read more

In Search of Lt. Leon W. Brownlee

Digging into the history of a soldier US Veteran / Missing POW / Honor A Soldier / Bombardier / 303rd Bomb Group I have rescued … Read more

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How to Read Handwriting on Old Photos

Tips for Reading Inscriptions on the Back of Those Old Family Photos  I’m always having trouble reading the backs of old photos. That is if … Read more

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Collection Information and Files

Reading through records can become overwhelming. I have gone through newspapers for days at a time trying to find someone and not being sure if … Read more

Boxes and Boxes of Old Family Photos

How to get started organizing and documenting old family photos The first thing I started doing is scan all the photos. I was so worried … Read more

In Search of Lieutenant Walter

I love old things, and the military stuff is very intriguing to me as well. I had this old little envelope that I found in … Read more