Photos & Heirlooms Articles
Our expert photo sleuth reveals how she solved eight photographic mysteries—and how you can piece together your own picture puzzles.
How to save your photos after a flood has soaked them.
Preserve those old, yellowed newspaper clippings and organize them into your own family news file.
Bring your ancestors to life with a visit to a living history museum. Here’s your planning guide.
A new batch of photo-sharing applications makes swapping pics a snap.
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
Readers shared these fine photos of their ancestors' spectacular headwear.
Uncovering clues in historical photos. This issue: Billiards players outside an Oklahoma pool hall.
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.