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Family Treasures: Uncover the past

I spent many hours as a high school and college student in the famous lion-guarded New York Public Library, researching term papers. On one visit, I picked up a...

Looking at Our History: Images 101

Your grandmother had one. So did your mother. I’ll bet you also have one. At the back of a high closet shelf, in the basement, in the attic, you...

How Scents Can Trigger Meaningful Memories

Scents can trigger memories from years ago and instantly pull you back into another time. For me, the scent of chicken soup reminds me of my childhood kitchen and...

10 Fun Fall Activities for Your Family

As the leaves begin to change colors, many of us reflect on our own lives and how they have changed over the years. The one thing that has remained...

Family Memories from Down Under

This is a guest post by Shauna Hicks. She is a professional genealogist, former archivist, and librarian who has been researching her own family history since 1977. Shauna worked in government...