Posts Tagged ‘genealogy’

Very Interesting Read about Understanding the Context of a Photo


I liked this article so much, I decided to post it to my blog!

Here is a great article by Brett and Kate McKay that stresses the importance of studying the context of a photo.  Specifically ownership and time period.  Without studying these variables, the photos in the article would present a much different “picture” than what was intended.

Enjoy!

Bosom Buddies: A Photo History of Male Affection

Live Roots


Do you use LiveRoots.com?  I do.  This handy little search engine seeks the best matches on mega sites like Ancestry.com and many others. There is also content unique to this site.  It’s well worth trying it out.

Announcing the Launch of: Finding the Civil War in Your Family Album


In this book I turn my attention to portraits and pictures taken in the Civil War era to help you find wartime stories in your family photo collection. These images, whether it’s a man in uniform or a woman posing with her children, tell the story of your family’s involvement in a critical period of history. If you’re not sure if your photo dates from that timeframe, this book will help you determine when it was taken.

Click on the Book cover above to order your copy today!