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Who has Grandma's Photo?

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Starting the US: Institutional Records Course

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Wednesday, October 16th – American Records with Gena Philibert-Ortega

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Who has Grandma's Photo?

Family Albums, Friends and Neighbors

Obviously, knowing where a photograph came from is always helpful. Because of social media and genealogy websites, you may have access to family photographs posted by a family member or even a friend of the family. That person’s photograph collection may include more pictures of the same ancestor taken at different times or with other relatives.

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Posted by Angela Rodesky on October 18, 2019 at 9:00am

Starting the US: Institutional Records Course

When you think of an “institution” what comes to mind first? For me, it is prisons or asylums. But guess what, this word can cover a whole bunch of other places as well. Places which most of us had ancestors in attendance. Not to say all ancestors were black sheep, just that they had reasons to attend an established facility.…

Historic American Buildings Survey, photo-copy of engraving by John Andrews, showing Dexter Asylum in 1869. - Dexter Asylum, Hope Street & Lloyd Avenue, Providence, Providence County, RI. Library of Congress. http://www.loc.gov/pictures/resource/hhh.ri0177.photos.145474p/

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Posted by Angela Rodesky on October 17, 2019 at 8:30am

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