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How To Archive Family Keepsakes

Author : Denise May Levenick
ISBN : 9781440322457
Genre : House & Home
File Size : 42.68 MB
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Organize your family photos, heirlooms, and genealogy records In every family someone ends up with Mom's and Dad's "stuff"—a lifetime's worth of old family photos, papers, and memorabilia packed into boxes, trunks, and suitcases. This inheritance can be as much a burden as it is a blessing. How do you organize your loved one's estate in a way that honors your loved one, keeps the peace in your family and doesn't take over your home or life? How to Archive Family Keepsakes gives you step-by-step advice for how to organize, distribute and preserve family heirlooms. You'll learn how to: • Organize the boxes of your parents' stuff that you inherited • Decide which family heirlooms to keep • Donate items to museums, societies, and charities • Protect and pass on keepsakes • Create a catalog of family heirlooms • Organize genealogy files and paperwork • Digitize family history records • Organize computer files to improve your research Whether you have boxes filled with treasures or are helping a parent or relative downsize to a smaller home, this book will help you organize your family archive and preserve your family history for future generations.
Category: House & Home

How To Archive Family Photos

Author : Denise May Levenick
ISBN : 9781440341083
Genre : Photography
File Size : 20.77 MB
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Organize and enjoy your family's memories! You've captured countless cherished family photos of babies' first steps, graduations, weddings, holidays, vacations, and priceless everyday moments on your smartphone or digital camera. Perhaps you've inherited a collection of heirloom family photographs, too. But now what? How to Archive Family Photos is a practical how-to guide for organizing your growing digital photo collection, digitizing and preserving heirloom family photos, and sharing your treasured photos. In this book, you'll find: • Simple strategies to get your photos out of a smartphone or camera and into a safe storage space • Easy methods to organize and back up your digital photos, including file-naming and tagging hints • Achievable steps to digitize and preserve heirloom family photos • Step-by-step workflows illustrating common photo organizing and digitizing scenarios • Checklists for setting up your own photo organization system • 25 photo projects to preserve, share, and enjoy your family photos Whether you have boxes full of tintypes and black-and-white photographs, an ever-growing collection of digital photos, or a combination of the two, this book will help you rescue your images from the depths of hard drives and memory cards (or from the backs of closets) so that you can organize and preserve your family photo collection for future generations.
Category: Photography

Fostering Family History Services A Guide For Librarians Archivists And Volunteers

Author : Rhonda L. Clark
ISBN : 9781610695428
Genre : Language Arts & Disciplines
File Size : 73.89 MB
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Here is everything you need to promote your library as a center for genealogical study by leveraging your collection to help patrons conduct research on ancestors, document family stories, and archive family heirlooms. • Discusses the reference environment and offers tips for strategic planning for local studies • Includes hints of how to assess, organize, discard, or donate family heirlooms • Offers suggestions for caring for family history archives, including physical enclosures, digital copies, and the importance of data backups • Features templates for partnership agreements with other organizations
Category: Language Arts & Disciplines

The Family Tree Historical Newspapers Guide

Author : James Beidler
ISBN : 9781440350665
Genre : Language Arts & Disciplines
File Size : 70.54 MB
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There are more historical newspaper resources than you think--and they're easier to access than you know. When researched properly, no other type of record can beat historical newspapers in "taking the pulse" of their times and places, recording not just the names, but also information important to the community. This comprehensive how-to guide will show you how to harvest the "social media" of centuries past to learn about your ancestors and the times and places they lived in. With step-by-step examples, case studies, templates, worksheets, and screenshots, this book shows you what you can find in online (and offline) historical newspapers, from city dailies to weekly community papers to foreign-language gazetteers. The Family Tree Historical Newspapers Guide features: • Tips and techniques for finding crucial genealogy records in newspapers, such as birth announcements, obituaries, and even news reports • Step-by-step guides for using popular online newspaper databases such as GenealogyBank and • Case studies that will put information found in newspapers to use
Category: Language Arts & Disciplines

How To Organize Family History Paperwork

Author : Denise May Levenick
ISBN : 9781440330872
Genre : Reference
File Size : 30.53 MB
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Family history research can quickly create mountains of paperwork. This book give you step-by-step instruction to effectively organize and digitize your genealogy research papers.You'll learn how to: • create a personalized filing system to suit your genealogy research style and experience • turn your computer into a top-notch filing clerk and research assistant by establishing a clear, consistent naming pattern for files and folders • Scan old paper records and store them electronically to save space and make them easier to find • make digital copies of original source documents • organize your family history research to pass on to future generations
Category: Reference

Family Focused

Author : Janice T. Dixon
ISBN : WISC:89069269249
Genre : Reference
File Size : 67.38 MB
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Category: Reference

Organizing And Preserving Your Heirloom Documents

Author : Katherine Scott Sturdevant
ISBN : WISC:89077920197
Genre : Reference
File Size : 42.74 MB
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Shows readers how to safely collect, preserve, and even publish some of their most treasured written heirlooms.
Category: Reference

Bringing Your Family History To Life Through Social History

Author : Katherine Scott Sturdevant
ISBN : WISC:89073113144
Genre : Reference
File Size : 67.25 MB
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This first-ever guide shows researchers how to weave historical details into their genealogies to form a unique family history narrative.
Category: Reference

Heritage Quest

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ISBN : WISC:89066256371
Genre : Genealogy
File Size : 69.12 MB
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Category: Genealogy

New York Folklore

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ISBN : UOM:39015014578465
Genre : Folklore
File Size : 67.33 MB
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Category: Folklore