“Clued-In: More Cases from Sherlock Cohn, The Photo Genealogist”

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“Clued-In: More Cases from Sherlock Cohn, The Photo Genealogist”

April 17 @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm

Wednesday, 17 April 2024, 7:30 p.m.


CLUED-IN: Case studies from Sherlock Cohn, The Photo Genealogist

Clued -In: More cases from Sherlock Cohn, The Photo Genealogist
The best way to analyze family photographs is by example. This new presentation,
completed in 2023, a sequel to the popular “Clued-In: Case Studies from Sherlock
Cohn”, presents more cases to illustrate the methodology of Photo Genealogy. The
program is designed to help participants explain the mystery photographs found in their
shoeboxes, jewelry boxes and photo albums. After a brief discussion to be asked of
every photograph, Sherlock will present a variety of her most challenging cases among
the thousands she has analyzed since 2009. The mysteries chosen represent common
problems genealogists face in deciphering the clues in their family photographs
including how to accurately date a photograph, how to identify individuals in
photographs, how to determine the correct generation and how to interpret clues from
the past. Whether a participant is new to exploring family photographs or a seasoned
veteran of photo sleuthing, there will be more tips and tricks on how to get the most
information from their photographs. Cases will include “The Case of the Mystery Pin”,
“The Case of the Lady in the Locket”, “The Case of the Trombonist’s Mum”, and “The
Case of the DP Monument”.


April 17
7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
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