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21st Century Organised Family Historian – Week 10 – Quick and Dirty Way to Start Organizing Photos

Continuing the weekly thread organised by Michelle at The Turning of Generations. Over recent years we have organised our physical photograph albums and collection. The major job now is scanning and making digital copies of those photographs and then making a CD … Continue reading

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21st Century Organised Family Historian – Week 9 – Organize Heritage Photos

Continuing the weekly thread organised by Michelle at The Turning of Generations. About 4 years ago I sorted through a series of boxes in the loft space of all the photographs we have. The photograph collection was made up of –  All … Continue reading

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21st Century Organised Family Historian – Week 7 – Stock Up & Catch Up!

Continuing the weekly thread organised by Michelle at The Turning of Generations. A belated post as I took stock of where I was at in my personal tidying, sorting and culling plans. My study is at the top of the house, on … Continue reading

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21st Century Organised Family Historian – Week 6 – To The Rescue!

Continuing the weekly thread organised by Michelle at The Turning of Generations.  The biggest risk historically was those horrid photograph albums that had sticky backs and then the plastic you placed over the photo. Thankfully, we dealt with our three albums … Continue reading

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21st Century Organised Family Historian – Week 5 – Take Inventory

Continuing the weekly thread organised by Michelle at The Turning of Generations. A few years ago, my Grandfather’s first cousin lent me a series of photographs, about 30 in all. My first plan was to arrange for a negative to be made … Continue reading

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21st Century Organised Family Historian – Week 4 – Set up a Work Area

Continuing the weekly theme organised by Michelle at The Turning of Generations. I am very lucky. I have a whole room designated to my obsessions! The 4th bedroom in the house is at the top of the house. From this … Continue reading

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21st Century Organised Family Historian – Week 3 – Process Photos & Files

Continuing the weekly thread organised by Michelle at The Turning of Generations Being of slightly obsessive disposition, I do keep numerous backups and updates. The reason for this obsession is that I learn’t the hard way! As soon as I have … Continue reading

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21st Century Organised Family Historian – Week 2 – Develop a Digital Organizational Scheme

Continuing the weekly thread organised by Michelle at The Turning of Generations.I knew last week that this was going to be a bit of an ordeal. My Maternal ancestry had lived in the area of the Surrey, Sussex and Hampshire borders … Continue reading

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21 Resources for Organizing the Family Archive

Continuing the weekly thread organised by Michelle at The Turning of Generations.  Here is my list of 21 resources –  Printer Scanner Copier – my faithful machine is a Hewlett Packard Laptop – Mine is a Toshiba. iPad – This … Continue reading

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21st Century Organised Family Historian – Week 1 – Christmas Cards

Being the baa-humbug of the house all matters relating to the Christmas tree are dealt with by my husband. Our tree decorations and Christmas paraphernalia live in one of the three eves cupboards we have in the roof of our … Continue reading

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