HomeGroupsTalkZeitgeist
Hide this

Results from Google Books

Click on a thumbnail to go to Google Books.

Uncovering Your Ancestry through Family…
Loading...

Uncovering Your Ancestry through Family Photographs

by Maureen A. Taylor

MembersReviewsPopularityAverage ratingMentions
306436,480 (4.03)3
None

None.

Loading...

Sign up for LibraryThing to find out whether you'll like this book.

No current Talk conversations about this book.

» See also 3 mentions

Showing 4 of 4
R/United States - Genealogy/Photographs in genealogy
  SGSLibrary | Aug 21, 2010 |
An excellent primer on collecting, organizing and interpreting old photos for genealogy and family history research. This book provides worksheets for labeling photos with important information and provides bibliographies for more in-depth takes on subjects like investigating clothing, props and hairstyles to figure out the time and place a photo was taken. Tips for investigating photographers and information on the history and types of photographs out there make this a well-rounded guide. You don't have to be a genealogist or historian to find this book interesting and useful! ( )
  missylc | Jul 30, 2010 |
A good overview of the the topic, with great list of resources that go into more detail. Well organized and full of photos. I rescue old photos and this book gave me some ideas for how to date photos more precisely to identify the possible birth year of subjects.

03/27/2010 ( )
  NewsieQ | Mar 27, 2010 |
A quick read, but a very useful overview of the history of photography and many suggestions on how to better interpret the time and source of historic photos. ( )
  jaygheiser | Jul 25, 2008 |
Showing 4 of 4
no reviews | add a review
You must log in to edit Common Knowledge data.
For more help see the Common Knowledge help page.
Series (with order)
Canonical title
Original title
Alternative titles
Original publication date
People/Characters
Important places
Important events
Related movies
Awards and honors
Epigraph
Dedication
First words
Quotations
Last words
Disambiguation notice
Publisher's editors
Blurbers
Publisher series
Original language

References to this work on external resources.

Wikipedia in English (1)

Book description
Haiku summary

No descriptions found.

"This book will enable you to discover the visual heritage of your family by evaulating and understanding the various aspects of the photographs in your collection".

Quick Links

Swap Ebooks Audio
53 wanted

Popular covers

Rating

Average: (4.03)
0.5
1
1.5
2 1
2.5
3 3
3.5
4 8
4.5 3
5 4

Is this you?

Become a LibraryThing Author.

 

Help/FAQs | About | Privacy/Terms | Blog | Contact | LibraryThing.com | APIs | WikiThing | Common Knowledge | Legacy Libraries | Early Reviewers | 92,888,966 books! | Top bar: Always visible