Putting the Clues Together: Learning More about Your Family Photographs

Portrait of siblings from the Albert J. Ewing Collection housed at the Ohio Historical Society.

Portrait of siblings from the Albert J. Ewing Collection housed at the Ohio Historical Society.


Have you ever wished you could find out more about the old photographs you’ve collected? There may be information captured in those images that can tell you more than you realize. Learning to sharpen your observation skills and picking up some pointers on how to date a photograph can give you tools to use when doing family genealogy and research. This class will be hands on and focus on 19th and early 20th century photography. Plan to bring a photograph of your own to practice using the tips learned in this workshop.

Day: Saturday, May 17

Time: 10:30 – 12:30

Location: Ohio History Center at I-71 and 17th Ave.

Cost:$15 for members of the Ohio Historical Society or the Franklin County Genealogical & Historical Society; $20 for non-members

Click here to register online.

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