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Uncovering Your Ancestry Through Family Photographs

Uncovering Your Ancestry Through Family Photographs

List Price: $24.99, expect to pay about $22.00 used.

This is a visually stunning paperback book of historic family photographs by renown family-history photography expert Maureen A. Taylor. Everyone keeps old family photographs, whether in frames, albums or shoe boxes. These photos house a treasury of genealogical information, revealing unique details about our ancestors' lives, personalities and everyday realities. The author shows genealogists, scrapbookers, and history enthusiasts how to cherish these old photographs and what to make of the clues they provide on ancestors' lives. Case studies of actual photographs illustrate how other details, such as poses, props, dress and setting can lead to several new genealogical discoveries.

Readers will learn how to:
* Identify and verify people in family photographs.
* Tell the story of identified photographs using the clues in the images.
* Identify different types of family photographs to determine their date, location, and in some cases, the photographer.
* Locate additional family photographs through libraries, relatives and archives.
* Create worksheets for each image to expand their knowledge about their ancestors.
* Once these photos are collected and analyzed, readers will also learn how to preserve their family collection for generations to come.

This improved revised edition of Uncovering Your Ancestry Through Family Photographs is full of color photographs, the step-by-step guide is sure to be instructive and inviting to readers looking to learn more about their family photos and history.

About the Author:
Maureen A. Taylor, of AncestralConnections.com, is the author of “Uncovering Your Ancestry Through Family Photographs” (Betterway, 2000) and a guide to family history for kids, “Through The Eyes Of Your Ancestors” (Houghton Mifflin, 1999).


Ancestry's Red Book

American State, County, and Town Sources

List Price: $44.95, expect to pay about $20.00 used.

Here's the book that will quickly guide you to the most useful genealogical resources in each of the 50 United States and the District of Columbia. Find out where you need to go to find the information you'll need to fill in the gaps in your family tree and how to avoid the disappointments of endless dead ends.
The Red Book lists repositories of information in counties and towns across America. Organized by state, the book easily directs you to information-rich resources in each area including:
* Vital Records
* Census Records
* Background Sources
* Maps by William Dollarhide
* Land and Tax Records
* Court and Probate Records
* Church and Cemetery Records
* Military Records
* Periodicals, Newspapers, and Manuscript Collections
* Archives, Libraries, and Societies

Ancestry's Red Book: American State, County and Town Sources is the result of the collective effort of a group of renowned professional researchers and state archivists, it sets the standard for resource identification and is a must for anyone serious about tracing their roots.


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