Posts from Sassy Jane Genealogy about genealogy research, including finding U.S. and European ancestors and organizing and simplifying your research and records

22 Jun 2017

German Peasant Costumes for Genealogy Research

By |22 Jun 2017|Genealogy, German Genealogy, Prussian Genealogy|0 Comments

German Peasant Costumes - Silesia Tannhausen - Czarnowanz (near Oppeln) – (Courtesy Boston Public Library) Illustrations of German peasant costumes by noted German-American artist Louis Prang can help illuminate your family history research in Germany, Prussia (now Poland), and Austria. Records are few where my great-great-great grandmother Johanna Christiane [...]

4 May 2017

Caring for Scrapbook Family Photographs

By |4 May 2017|family photos & records, Genealogy, Preservation|Comments Off on Caring for Scrapbook Family Photographs

Are you caring for scrapbook family photographs? Do your scrapbook family photographs look like the one above? Here are some solutions from an archivist-genealogist. During #AskAnArchivist Day, Missy asked: I've been given large portions of my grandmother's photographic/scrapbook collection and also her eldest brother's. Some of the photos from [...]

27 Apr 2017

Still More Genealogy Humor

By |27 Apr 2017|Genealogy, humor|2 Comments

Dave Coverly, the creative mind behind this one-panel comic strip, says Speed Bump depicts the "movie of life." Genealogists watch this movie every day. Courtesy Still more genealogy humor in today's post and yet another entry in the genealogy humor category, courtesy of Sassy Jane. Save this [...]