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Storing your pictures in folders? Consider switching to Picasa or iPhoto.

One of the fun parts of genealogy is collecting photos of your family ancestors, and with computers we have a lot of options beyond putting them into photo album books.  For many people this means storing their digital photos in … Continue reading

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Photo analysis – Casper Schick’s Ash Creek Inn — with footnotes

This is a copy of my post from December 29.  I have added citations to back my assertions as an experiment after reading Michael Hait’s blog posting My last word on GeneaBlogging and the Paradigm Shift.  I will write about what … Continue reading

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Identifying the car at Casper Schick’s Ash Creek Inn

Several days ago I posted my analysis process for the picture of my grandfather in front of the Ash Creek Inn in Fairfield, CT.  I left one part open, though, and that was the model and year of the car.  … Continue reading

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Photo analysis – Casper Schick’s Ash Creek Inn

One of the mystery pictures that has bothered us for a while is one of our grandfather sitting in a car in front of an inn, the Ash Creek Inn run by Casper Schick.  The photo can be seen below.  … Continue reading

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Identifying the location of a picture with city directories and Bing Maps

My sister sent me this photo from the family archives.  It wasn’t labeled, but we figured it was probably our great-grandfather Charles Menegay.  The trick was the figuring out where it was taken.  It was a few years before we … Continue reading

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