27 June 2014

A Picture of Grandpa's 1941 Hay Rake

This picture was posted on the Facebook page for Genealogy Tip of the Day, but I thought it made a really good point so I'm posting it here as well.
Taking pictures of family items (not just farm machinery) is an excellent way to document their existence and the story that goes along with them. It can also be a great way to get family members talking about items and the "old days" as images can jog memories in ways that words cannot. 

Digital cameras can take great pictures of things besides tombstones and family documents.