Monday, November 2, 2015

Library / Genealogy Humor

If only research could be this easy!!  

Photographs do provide important clues though.  A calendar in the background would be perfect but in lieu of that, style of dress, signs, automobiles, or objects in the background can provide important clues to a narrowing down the time frame the photo was taken.  Today we often think of paying attention to our surroundings for our safety but pay attention to the surroundings in those old photographs and you might discover a new clue in your research.

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