Photo Forensics in Family History

Photo Forensics in Family History

I have been spending a lot of time in the world of Albert Smith for an upcoming video we hope to release. That, of course, comes with an always challenging effort to find images to help tell his story. The best and perhaps most beloved photo of Albert is this one, showing him late in life with one of his wives: This photo has been mired in controversy for decades. That is most definitely Albert Smith, seated in the chair wearing the checkered suit. But the question comes from the woman pictured — is it Rhoda Gifford Smith or SophieClick to continue…

Leon A. Westover Photo Collection Now Available

Leon A. Westover Photo Collection Now Available

The photo collection of Leon A. Westover is now available for registered site users. These pictures were originally scanned back in 2009 during a small family reunion in Atlanta. They represent the majority of the photos available in the collection of family records left by my grandparents. The images date from the late 1800s to the late 1980s. These images have been identified and labeled in some respects with help from Aunt Elma, Uncle Darrell and Aunt Evie, and the children of Leon and Maurine Westover. We’re still experimenting with the best way to offer historic family photos and weClick to continue…