Identifying Photographs of an Event

Photographs from a football game in Tokyo. Genealogists often come across unidentified photographs. Most of the time these are photographs of unidentified people. There are a number of books and articles that have been written on how to identify someone in a photograph. A few of the techniques include studying the photograph for clothing styles, …

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No Plan Survives First Contact The Gilchrest Family Archive Series 6 Military Papers is now Series 4 Military Service

There is a saying in the military No Plan Survives First Contact. The saying certainly applied when I started to work with the initial plan. In my post Setting Up The Family Archives, I had formulated a general plan for my archive including my military papers and artifacts.   As a refresher, this was the original plan. Series …

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