How to Take Better Headstone Pictures for Find A Grave | where2look4ancestors

Laura Anderson wrote a really great post on how to get better pictures at the cemetery, which is super great since today is the Find A Grave Community Day and these tips could come in super helpful to the volunteer teams out there snapping pictures today!   Thanks Laura!  Enjoy! “Help us find the ending… Continue reading How to Take Better Headstone Pictures for Find A Grave | where2look4ancestors

New York Public Library Digitizes 137 Years of New York City Directories | The New York Public Library

Anyone else WAYYYY excited by this? New York Public Library is digitizing its collection of New York City Directories, 1786 through 1922/3, serving them free through the NYPL Digital Collections portal. The first batch—1849/50 through 1923—have already been scanned, and the 1786–1848/9 directories are right now being scanned. The whole collection will be going online… Continue reading New York Public Library Digitizes 137 Years of New York City Directories | The New York Public Library

Cardinals and Candies

It’s been said that when you see a cardinal, it means that a loved one that has passed is visiting you.  Recently, I’ve been thinking quite a bit about my grandparents Glenn Archer & Clara Lou Peters Stewart for some reason. We’re from Ohio where the cardinal is the state bird and though I’m not exactly… Continue reading Cardinals and Candies