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Family photo detective : learn how to find genealogy clues in old photos and solve family photo mysteries

Author / Creator
Taylor, Maureen Alice
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Summary

Historical family photos offer a glimpse into the lives of our ancestors, but the images-- and the stories behind them-- often fade away as decades pass. Taylor shows you how to study the clues in ...

Historical family photos offer a glimpse into the lives of our ancestors, but the images-- and the stories behind them-- often fade away as decades pass. Taylor shows you how to study the clues in your old family photos to put names to faces and recapture their lost stories.

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Creator
Maureen A. Taylor
Format
Books
Publication
  • Cincinnati, Ohio : Family Tree Books, [2013]
  • ©2013
Physical Details
  • 173 pages : illustrations (some color) ; 28 cm
ISBNs
9781440324987, 1440324980
OCLC
ocn813860181

  • Includes index.
  • "First edition published in 2000 and second edition published in 2005 as Uncovering your ancestry through family photographs." -- [p. 174].

  • Introduction -- Bringing the past to life -- Talking with relatives -- Cased images: daguerreotypes, ambrotypes, and tintypes -- Paper prints and negatives -- Color and digital photographs -- Identifying the photographer -- Images from birth to death -- Looking for clues -- Identifying costume -- Reading the clues in photographs -- Photograph albums -- Adding up the clues
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