It’s Not Too Late for Holiday Family History Projects

Posted by Ancestry Team on September 28, 2015 in Research

This is a guest post by Denise May Levenick, The Family Curator The holidays are not far away and it’s time to start planning family history gifts for relatives and friends. Online photo services make it easy to create custom family tree charts, ancestor sketches, history books, and gifts from digital images. But what if you Read More

How Bad Photos Can Make Good Genealogy

Posted by Ancestry Team on August 25, 2015 in Website

by Denise May Levenick, The Family Curator Sometimes you don’t have a choice when it comes to finding your ancestor in old photographs. You are happy to take anything, even if it’s a tiny face in a crowd of college grads or a stern-faced soldier in the back row of long panorama. Group photos present Read More

Historical Fashion Expert Helps Time Date Your Old Family Photos

Posted by Ancestry Team on April 9, 2015 in Website

Earlier this year, we introduced a series on our blog featuring the expertise of Betty Shubert, historical fashion expert and author of Out of Style to help time date old family photographs based on our ancestor’s fashion choices and clothing trends of their time.  You can see Betty’s first post which gives an overview of fashion trends in Read More