Swiped, Stolen, Borrowed…What To Do When Your Work Is “Shared”: Tuesday’s Tip

Light colored eyes, weak from age and illness, stared out from between a headful of thick, wavy hair and a chinful of white whiskers.  The photograph was among a list of search returns for John P. Minor on a major genealogical website. The problem?  This is NOT John P. Minor.  The PROBLEM? Two different ancestry.com users … Continue reading Swiped, Stolen, Borrowed…What To Do When Your Work Is “Shared”: Tuesday’s Tip

On The Trail of S. A. Stevens : The Minor Family Album

The second, third, and fourth pages of the Minor Family Album were all taken by Oliver Eugene Aultman, in his West Main Street studio, in Trinidad, Colorado.  I made a thorough study of the photographs' internal clues and narrowed down the timeframe for the shoot as being between 1889-1893.  With no annotations to aid my … Continue reading On The Trail of S. A. Stevens : The Minor Family Album