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RootsTech 2016

GS1532-T - 5 Steps to Identify a Family Photo (T)

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Learn five basic steps to take a photo from unknown to part of your family story. Step 1: Study the clues in a picture by looking at the photographic format, the photographer, the clothing, the caption and the clothing. Create a worksheet. Step 2: Unravel the caption. Is it correct? Family history clues to look for. Step 3: Connect to Cousins using social media (like Facebook) and reunion sites as networking tools. Step 4: Research the clues. Online fashion resources, photographer databases and photo identification tips. Step 5: Spread the word. The best places to post pictures. Add up the facts and verify your findings!

This class is also taught on Friday at 11:00 a.m.


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1 hour