Monday, 27 April 2015

Your Genealogy Today: May/June 2015

For some people old family photographs are a focus of their family history interest. They produce multiple copies sending them to new found cousins as a way to draw their interest. A photo sent along with a Christmas card helps cement the relationship. This issue of Your Genealogy Today helps you understand, preserve and make good use of your heritage images.

Here's the complete table of contents for the 54 page May/June issue.

DNA & Genealogy. Column by Diahan Southard

Strangers in the Attic: The Era of CDVs and CCs

George Matheson looks at the once-popular Cartes de Visite and Cabinet Cards of a bygone era

Genealogy Tourism, Column by Ed Zapletal

Organizing and Caring for Old Family Photographs
Jacky Gamble offers six hints for giving those old family photographs a longer life

Family Time
David A. Norris explores watches and clocks as family history and heirlooms

Doubled! Baptismal Registrations of 19th Century Austrian Military Offspring
Smiljka Kitanovic explains why some births in 19 century Austria-Hungary were recorded twice leaving a bonus for family historians

Finding Caroline Tanner Bailey —Through Bits and Pieces

Robin Bailey discovers how several small clues from photos, books and other sources led to a successful search for her great-grandmother

Writing Your Family History in Five Steps
Barbara Krasner offers tips on how to record your family history in written form for future generations

Finding My Zitko Ancestors
Wynne Crombie shares her heart-warming experience of her first visit to an ancestral village on the island of Vis

Sacrifice for Victory: Rationing during World War II
Carol Richey looks at how your home front ancestors were affected by the measures taken to support the war effort

Advice from the Pros. Column by Lisa Alzo.

The Back Page. Column by Dave Obee

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