Old Family Photos – Friday Favorites Week #18

This is one of only two photos I’ve seen of my great great grandmother, Felicita Vega Sanchez. This is the 1940s in Manatí, Puerto Rico with her son, granddaughter, daughter, and son-in-law.


Old Family Photos – Friday Favorites Week #5

Prayer cards from funerals have their own space in my photo collection. They aren’t only family members, but also friends and neighbors.

Family Tree Photo Book


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We’ve all seen it–the zoned-out, eye-glazed-over effect we have on our family members when we enthusiastically share our newest genealogical discoveries. But I finally figured out a way to elicit responses that aren’t as lackluster. After scanning and re-scanning the … Continue reading

Unidentified People in Old Albums #1

After combing through my great grandmother’s photos a million times, there is still a small stack with unidentified people. My great grandmother lived in the Bronx, New York from the 1920s until the 1970s. There were also many trips to visit family in Manatí, Puerto Rico. Some of the people in these photos may be distant relatives, but the majority are likely friends and neighbors. If anyone happens to identify the subjects in the photos, please let me know!

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Getting Organized aka Photos Everywhere

imageThis mess really does have some order to it. It has been a long process to organize, identify and scan…and all of these photos are only from one box. This is step one for me to making a family tree book for a part of my family. The goal is to scan and save high quality digital images of the photos, digitally clean up the ones in poor shape, and to share them with the family.