Admit it: deep in the recesses of your crawlspace or attic, you have a dusty ol box containing photographs of forgotten people. Its hard to feel guilty about it. After all, someone gifted you this box from their neglected storage area, and they, too, have no idea who appears in the fading photos or exactly when and where it was taken. Someday youll pass it along to someone else with a wink, saying good luck with this mess under your breath.
But…that disorganized stack of photos contains the mysteries of your family. Fascinating stories are waiting to be heard! But how do you figure them out?
Well, youre in luck, because internationally recognized photo detective Maureen Taylor will present her popular lecture Photo Detecting 101: Identifying and Dating Family Photographs at the Elkton Central Library on Thursday, March 13 at 6:30pm. She has been featured in Martha Stewart Living, Better Homes and Gardens, and the Wall Street Journal, and has appeared on The View, MSNBC, and numerous other popular media outlets. She’s the author of many books, including Preserving Your Family Photographs: How to Organize, Present, and Restore Precious Family Images and Uncovering Your Ancestry Through Family Photographs.
Maureen Taylor will teach you 10 easy steps to figuring out whos who in your family photos in her fascinating interactive lecture. Learn how comparing facial characteristics, studying clothing and hairstyles, and other simple tips can help you uncover those mysteries. Its time to dust off that box!
Were excited to raffle off THREE, on-the-spot expert consultations from Maureen Taylor at the program, so be sure to bring along one photo from your unidentified collection.
A book signing will immediately follow the program. This event is not to be missed!
Click here to sign up for the program or call 410-996-5600 ext. 481. And tell us — what family photo will you be bringing?