logo

THIS IS THE NEW SERVER - WE ARE STILL TWEAKING IT
Channel List
Beauty & Self
Books & Music
Career
Computers
Education
Family
Food & Wine
Health & Fitness
Hobbies & Crafts
Home & Garden
Money
News & Politics
Relationships
Religion & Spirituality
Sports
Travel & Culture
TV & Movies
Safety
We take forum safety very seriously here at BellaOnline. Please be sure to read through our Forum Guidelines. Let us know if you have any questions or comments!
Newest Members
myhealth, LibbyAndLisa, Ladabidiak, jaicolebe, northbabes
57767 Registered Users
Forum Stats
57,767 Registered Members
417 Forums
115,541 Topics
821,310 Posts

Most users ever online: 615 @ 04/22/15 10:11 AM
Top Posters (30 Days)
Nancy Roussy 351
Connie - ADD/Sandwiches 151
Mona - Astronomy 129
Allyson - USACook/HomeCook 98
Deanna - New Age 97
"Rosie" 71
Lestie4containergardens 61
Jana - Creativity Editor 56
Susan - Meditation Editor 45
Lisa LowCarb / VideoGames 39
Ad Income Supports Charity
Page 1 of 3 1 2 3 >
Topic Options
#232732 - 02/18/06 05:23 PM Old Pictures
GtownmaGenealogy Offline

BellaOnline Editor
Chipmunk

Registered: 12/31/05
Posts: 1300
Loc: Germantown, TN
Do you have old pictures? Not sure when they were taken? If you know the type of photographic technology used you can approximately date your pictures. This can help you narrow down who may be in the picture based on the time period. Check out my article:

Using Photography to Date our Ancestors
_________________________
Ebook: Getting Started in Genealogy

Tina Sansone
Ebook Manager
GENEALOGY Editor

Top
#232733 - 02/19/06 04:57 AM Re: Old Pictures
conniem Offline
Koala

Registered: 03/11/03
Posts: 2090
Loc: oklahoma
Loved your article. I have a few old photos and am fortunate that we "know" who they are of.
_________________________
Don't be afraid that your life will end, be afraid that it will never begin.
~anonymous~

Top
#232734 - 04/09/06 11:19 PM Re: Old Pictures
Kittyinthegrass Offline
Newbie

Registered: 04/09/06
Posts: 6
Loc: Ohio
Found a site that has a lot of pictures online for different families. Some are identified, some are unknowns. You can even post your own pictures on the site. It might help others. The site is: http://www.deadfred.com/

Top
#232735 - 04/11/06 09:15 PM Re: Old Pictures
GtownmaGenealogy Offline

BellaOnline Editor
Chipmunk

Registered: 12/31/05
Posts: 1300
Loc: Germantown, TN
thanks for reminding me of it. I had forgotten about that site...
_________________________
Ebook: Getting Started in Genealogy

Tina Sansone
Ebook Manager
GENEALOGY Editor

Top
#232736 - 05/04/06 08:24 AM Re: Old Pictures
parentdetective Offline
Amoeba

Registered: 04/27/06
Posts: 77
Great sites to check out... I have a few phots, I want to check out..
_________________________
HireHackers- Internet Detectives

Top
#232737 - 05/23/06 04:25 PM Re: Old Pictures
Shaam Offline
Newbie

Registered: 05/22/06
Posts: 7
I am amazed and very happy that so much progress has been made in making it a little easier to help each other and to "play detective". When we did our geneology several years ago, well it took us about 15 years, a lot of this new technology was not available. My Mother and I worked for a long time....(tearing our hair out at the roots part of the time). But we got it done as far back as we could on both sides of family. (1011) on one side...accuracy of that ??

We were fortunate to have lots of really old pictures passed down by different branches of the families...so we have made copies of those to put in each book for family members.

Top
#232738 - 05/23/06 04:29 PM Re: Old Pictures
Lynn_B Offline
Koala

Registered: 02/26/06
Posts: 2172
Loc: Texas, US
I wish dating was my issue. My biggest problem is trying to figure out who the people are in the boxes (two of them) FULL of photos I have. One grandparent died, then we inherited the box--few of the photos have names or initials or places. The other grandparent had alzheimers and removed them from the family album where notes did exist.. but now we can't match them back to the pages they were removed from.

Fun stuff!
_________________________
D. LYNN BYRNE

Top
#232739 - 05/23/06 07:44 PM Re: Old Pictures
GtownmaGenealogy Offline

BellaOnline Editor
Chipmunk

Registered: 12/31/05
Posts: 1300
Loc: Germantown, TN
It is great the progress we've come. I can remember the days of going with my mom as a youngster and sitting for hours in the library while she viewed microfilm for the 1880 census, etc. Now with the click of a button it comes up free at home.

Lynn, I too, inherited alot of pictures with NO name on them. I think I know which side of the family, but that is it. I have close to 100 pics. with no idea who they are.

I got an email from someone who is over Fototagger that helps label pictures. I am goint to do a review on it soon, but I'll go ahead and post a link to it here. Seems like a great tool for pictures. and it is FREE.... Foto Tagger
_________________________
Ebook: Getting Started in Genealogy

Tina Sansone
Ebook Manager
GENEALOGY Editor

Top
#232740 - 07/28/06 07:41 AM Re: Old Pictures
Catifer Offline
Newbie

Registered: 07/27/06
Posts: 3
Thanks for those links!
We recently met up with some long lost cousins and swapped a BUNCH of pictures. I know the "Who" but I don't know the "When". <img src="/images/graemlins/smile.gif" alt="" />

This should help...
Thanks a million!

Top
#232741 - 08/12/06 08:07 PM Re: Old Pictures
GtownmaGenealogy Offline

BellaOnline Editor
Chipmunk

Registered: 12/31/05
Posts: 1300
Loc: Germantown, TN
For help in labeling photos or digital images, I recommend a free download at FotoTagger....I downloaded it, and am learning about it by playing around with it.. FotoTagger
_________________________
Ebook: Getting Started in Genealogy

Tina Sansone
Ebook Manager
GENEALOGY Editor

Top
Page 1 of 3 1 2 3 >

Moderator:  GtownmaGenealogy 

Want to reply? Register as a Forum Member - it's quick, free and fun!
Brand New Posts
What is your stress level today?
by Nancy Roussy
Stress Management
27 minutes 45 seconds ago
What will you do today?
by Nancy Roussy
Inspiration
30 minutes 42 seconds ago
What's your Typical Daily Menu?
by Nancy Roussy
Low Carb
33 minutes 7 seconds ago
What did you dream about last night?
by Nancy Roussy
Dreams
35 minutes 46 seconds ago
Received the newsletter today and have an issue
by Bob Abrams
Low Carb
Today at 02:35 AM
why this way........?????
by del del
Islam
Today at 02:04 AM
Heavenly Art
by Mona - Astronomy
Astronomy
Today at 01:30 AM
What Did You Write Today?
by Angie
Fiction Writing
Today at 01:19 AM
A Teacher’s Guide to Neuromuscular Disease Review
by Jori-ND Editor
Neuromuscular Diseases
Today at 01:03 AM
Numerology for Today
by Deanna - New Age
New Age
Today at 12:49 AM
Register to Post!
Want to post? For security reasons you need to Register as a Forum Member. It's quick, easy and free!
Forum Activities
Book Clubs
Trivia Contests
Who's Online
0 registered (), 73 Guests and 4 Spiders online.
Key: Admin, Global Mod, Mod
Ad Income Supports Charity



| About BellaOnline | Privacy Policy | Advertising | Become an Editor |
Website copyright © 2015 Minerva WebWorks LLC. All rights reserved.