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Managing the Treasure Trove of Photos and Documents

So how have we been doing managing our windfall of photos and documents?  It’s going slowly as one might expect.  We’re stll “triaging.”  Some observations so far: A lot of the photographs had been saved in the worst possible way: glued to scrapbook pages covered with sticky plastic!  These will take some extra work. There is a fair amount of …Continue reading →

ScanFest: Tell Me About It!

July’s ScanFest is tomorrow, but I can’t make it–ironically because I’ve got too many photos! I mentioned a little while ago that I was anticipating receiving a number of photos from a relative in the Midwest. By Friday, 25 July, a total of nine medium-sized moving boxes of photos and documents had arrived by mail! Today, a 5′x7′x8′ crate was …Continue reading →

Coming Up: The 2008 Southern California Genealogy Jamboree!

This time next week, I’ll be at the 2008 Southern California Genealogy Jamboree, sponsored by the Southern California Genealogy Society. It’s at the Marriott Burbank Airport in Burbank, California. The Jamboree is the largest genealogical event on the West Coast. I’m looking forward to every bit of it, including the “Bloggers Summit” featuring Megan, Shelly, Randy, and others. I will …Continue reading →

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