"Saying grace before the barbeque dinner at the New Mexico Fair. Pie Town, New Mexico, October Reproduction from color slide. Photo by Russell Lee. Prints and Photographs Division, Library of Congress" (Denver Post)
"Most Common Photographic Types of the Century" ~ Nearly all consumer photographs in the were produced by one of these technologies. By recognizing the photographic format, you can more easily date the photo and your ancestor.
Passports would be an amazing item to include in family book! Could scan for multiple copies. Could even create mock passport style scrapbook pages with old photo to record their info, and their travels.
It’s been almost 400 years since the good ship Mayflower landed in 1620 with the progenitors of a new nation. Here is a sampling of Mayflower offspring who made good (and a few who might have strayed a bit from their Puritan roots).