What clues did our Photo Detective uncover in this old lumber camp photo, featuring early photo-editing.
Preserve those old, yellowed newspaper clippings and organize them into your own family news file.
Long summer days were no stranger to our ancestors, who knew the
satisfaction of hitting a beach blanket on a hot day. Harken back to
holidays past as our readers share some of their favorite historical
The invention of the daguerreotype 175 years ago let our ancestors capture their own likenesses. Learn how to preserve and identify these pieces of the past.
It’s easy to recreate and share a family heirloom diary, album or series of letters—while keeping the original safe and sound.
Genealogy clues in an unusual daguerreotype.
The coiffures your ancestors sported in photographs are clues to their identities and personalities. Brush up on historical hairdos (and don’ts) with our visual guide to popular styles through the decades.
Our Photo Detective points out how props can provide clues in family photos.
Discover your Civil War-era ancestors through their pictures.
Pinterest, the latest internet addiction, has genealogists everywhere sharing photos, records and research inspiration via online bulletin boards. Here’s how you can get in on the action.