Genealogy: Two-tier digitizing and archiving evaluation

Genealogy: Two-tier digitizing and archiving evaluationThe first phase is to decide the relevance of digitizing and archiving the subject matter.  If I can answer yes to any one of the questions 1-5, I will certainly digitize.  Overall, I will digitize and archive about 90 percent of records/images. The 10 percent remaining are images that I have a better copy of, or in the case of a child’s activity where I have taken 25-plus images, choosing the top 10-20 percent and discarding the rest. Continue reading

Family History: Including artifacts, photos, and images

 Family History: Including artifacts, photos, and imagesBy Barry J. Ewell

As you write, edit, and prepare your personal history for publication, you will continually be referring to or wanting to include images in your writing. The following is an overview of the types of artifacts, photos, and images you will want to consider in helping to write and tell the personal history.

Adding photos and scanned images to your personal history
As part of the process of preparing your writing for publication and distribution, adding Continue reading