Identifying Family Photos


An unidentified photo from my family’s collection.

Lisa Lisson in her blog Are You My Cousin? offers some tips for identifying old family photos:

There are a number of ways to start identifying unidentified family photographs. The process is not quick, but can be very rewarding!  4 Tips to Identify Unknown Family Photos

I enjoyed her post and learned some new strategies–I think you’ll enjoy it, too.

You’ll want to read what she has to say about each tip, so be sure to visit her blog.   Briefly, she advises:

  1. Ask your family members.
  2. Share your unidentified photographs on social media.
  3. Websites dedicated to unidentified photographs.
  4. Perform a Google image search.




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