Family Tree Photo Mystery Challenge Accepted! Help Us Identify These Old Pictures

Family Tree Photo Mystery Challenge Accepted! Help Us Identify These Old Pictures

Family Tree Magazine’s friend and contributor Sunny Morton sent us several photos she found at an antiques store in Northeastern Ohio, along with a challenge: “There’s enough to possibly identify the family: Names, a place, and even a cousin relationship clue. Can you do it?” And we said: via GIPHY...Read more
Long Lost Holidays in Old Family Photos

Long Lost Holidays in Old Family Photos

One of the problem pictures family photo historians encounter are images of an unnamed celebrations. It could be local event, a national holiday, or a gathering of relatives for a special family gathering. All too frequently it’s unclear. For instance, let’s look at Flag Day.  It commemorates the adoption of...Read more
Photo Clues on Postcards

Photo Clues on Postcards

This ordinary postcard of the R.I. Institute for Deaf and Dumb, Providence, R.I. contains a photo clue and it’s not the building.  It’s the message on the back! Dearest Ma got my proofs to day only one out of five that looks like me. The rest looks as if I...Read more