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21 Mar 2014

Library of Congress Blogs

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This Follow Friday post is about Library of Congress blogs.The nation's oldest federal cultural institution and the largest library in the world, the Library of Congress holds millions of books, recordings, photographs, maps and manuscripts in its collections.For all Sassy Jane Genealogy blog posts about the treasure trove called the Library of Congress, [...]

10 Jan 2014

By |10 Jan 2014|Family Photos & Records, Preservation, Scanning|0 Comments is a charitable organization of volunteer photography enthusiasts who help rescue and restore damaged photos, particularly after natural disasters. o"Insurance doesn't restore memories, but we do" is their tagline. OperationPhotoRescue makes two to three "copy runs" per year, usually to locations in the U.S. that have suffered major disasters. OPR organizes [...]

3 Jan 2014

Dating Family Photos from Clothing

By |3 Jan 2014|Family Photos & Records|0 Comments

Today's Follow Friday is about getting help with dating family photos from clothing at The site, written and developed by Pauline Thomas and Guy Thomas, has a page with specific tips on dating family photos from clothing, hats, and jewelry. Other sections of the website are organized by era and include illustrations and text to [...]

8 Nov 2013

Dating Vintage Photos – Follow Friday

By |8 Nov 2013|Family Photos & Records|2 Comments

Atkins Family, Lincoln, Vermont (courtesy Landscape Change Program, University of Vermont) Dating vintage photos can be a challenge, but helpful resources are available, like the image archives at the Landscape Change Program at the University of Vermont. Funded by the National Science Foundation, the Landscape Change Program collects historic images to document how [...]