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Scanning Old Photos (An Easy Step-by-Step Guide)

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Scanning Old Photos (An Easy Step-by-Step Guide)

If you have old photos, you need to create a digital archive of them. ALL of them. Yes, I'm serious but I'm also going to walk you through this process step by step. Not sure what I mean by digital archiving? I’m talking about taking photos or scanning photos and documents and then storing those digital files responsibly by putting them on a hard drive AND a backup hard drive AND somewhere in online storage. Why all three? Hard drives fail. They get burnt up. Online services glitch or go out of business or you forget to share your username...

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What is Genealogy and Why Should We Do It?

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What is Genealogy and Why Should We Do It?

Genealogy is the study of family lines. It’s all the ancestors you have back to your farthest origins. Genealogy can be as simple as a series of names and dates or you can go deeper and explore your family history to flesh out the lives of your ancestors and know their stories.
 But why should we care? 

There are lots of reasons to do your genealogy. Learning more about your family lines may reveal famous ancestors or determine whether the family stories you’ve heard are true. They also give us a better sense of history, whether it’s the history of...

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What's Inside the Family History Library?

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What's Inside the Family History Library?

A walking tour of the Family History Library in Salt Lake City.

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Add Photos and Text to Your Genealogy Pages without an iPad

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Add Photos and Text to Your Genealogy Pages without an iPad

How to add photos and text to your genealogy pages on your desktop computer.

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How to Make Genealogy Notebooks on Your iPad

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How to Make Genealogy Notebooks on Your iPad

This is the ultimate guide to doing family history on your iPad.

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