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Uncovering your ancestry through family photographs

Author: Maureen Alice Taylor
Publisher: Cincinnati, Ohio : Betterway Books, ©2000.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
Includes a timeline of photographic history, list of conservators, national archives, and websites and worksheets.

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Genre/Form: Genealogy
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Maureen Alice Taylor
ISBN: 1558705279 9781558705272
OCLC Number: 42641773
Description: 145 pages : illustrations ; 28 cm
Contents: Bringing the past to life --
Cased images: daguerreotypes, ambrotypes and tintypes --
Paper prints and negatives --
Color photographs --
Looking for clues --
Identifying the photographer --
Images from birth to death --
Identifying costume --
Talking with relatives --
Library research for photographs --
Building a family collection --
Putting all the clues together: two case studies.
Responsibility: Maureen A. Taylor.


A genealogical photo expert reveals methods for using visual clues in photographs to correctly date them, identify people depicted in them, and gain insight into family history .  Read more...


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