Treasured family photographs don’t just capture moments
of our ancestors’ lives and elicit wonderful memories, they
can inspire research that reveals life stories; they can create opportunities for reconnection; and they can provide the potential to honour our predecessors.
This article in Ann Larkham’s series will explain how to secure your photo legacy using the digital photographs that you have gathered, organised and preserved in Steps 1, 2 & 3.
This article in Ann Larkham’s series will explain how to enhance and share the digital photographs that you have gathered, organised and preserved in Steps 1, 2 & 3.
This article in Ann Larkham's series will explain how to preserve the digital photographs that you have gathered and organised in Steps 1 & 2.
This article in Ann Larkham’s series will explain how to organise the digital photographs that were gathered and backed-up during Step 1, and how to sort the gathered physical photographs, for preservation, storing or disposal in Step 3.
Last month’s article by Ann Larkham introduced the five steps of Photogenealogy. This article will focus on the first step: how to gather and back-up your family history photographs. The remaining steps will be explored in the coming months.
Genealogist Ann Larkham is passionate about preserving and sharing her family photo collections. In this introductory piece, Ann provides an overview of a set of five steps for you to follow. Over the coming 5 months she will be covering each step in greater detail so that you can follow alongside, and create your own awesome home photo archive too.
Thomas John Holding is a hero. A hero no-one alive even knew existed... Then a photo of an unknown soldier found in an old cardboard box, a family story about missing children and the 1911 Census provided the clues that led to a 1,000-mile journey, a family reunion and a fitting memorial.
Rainy afternoons sitting by her nan's cosy fire listening to family tales, sparked a life-long love and fascination with family history, in particular the story of one long lost mysterious cousin... (Warning: you may need a hanky)
Family Tree. December 2016. pp68-70
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