Posts about the best ways to care for, preserve, interpret, and use family photos & records in your genealogy research.

2 Mar 2018

Three Tips for Organizing Genealogy Research Files

By |2 Mar 2018|Family Photos & Records, Organizing Genealogy Research, Sassy Jane Genealogy Guides|0 Comments

From my presentation at RootsTech 2018, here are Three Tips for Organizing Genealogy Research Files. Genealogists create lots of digital files in the course of their research. Some are downloads, some are scans of [...]

8 Feb 2018

Kahns Tea Store 1909 Calendar Plate

By |8 Feb 2018|Chicago Genealogy, Family Photos & Records, Treasure Chest Thursday|2 Comments

This Treasure Chest Thursday post is about a Kahns Tea Store 1909 calendar plate, from the Chicago coffee and tea store owned by Carl Wilhelm August Kahns, my mother’s step-grandfather. For years, the calendar [...]

28 Dec 2017

A Literal Treasure Chest Thursday

By |28 Dec 2017|Family Photos & Records, Primary Sources, Treasure Chest Thursday|2 Comments

Today is a literal Treasure Chest Thursday, as I sort through the family papers and photographs my mother bequeathed me. But first I want to thank the readers and Facebook friends who reached out [...]

16 Nov 2017

Fall Sale on Archival Supplies for Genealogy

By |16 Nov 2017|Family Photos & Records, Preservation|0 Comments

The fall sale on archival supplies for genealogy is going on right now. Get 20 percent off everything at Hollinger Metal Edge, where professional archivists, libraries, museums, and archives buy their supplies. USE CODE: FALL2017 I [...]