Create STORIES about your ancestors and yourself Stories
Stories are an important part of our heritage. They give posterity a better idea about the legacy of each individual.
Digitize photos, negatives, & slides about your ancestors and yourself Images
Visual images provide a rich mix with stories about individuals. They help to bring our heritage to life. These webpages will give you some help in knowing how to scan your images, organize them, and also how to improve the quality of the images.
Digitize old audio recordings Audio Recordings
Can you image listening to a great grandparent tell a story or sing a song? If you still have the recordings and the audio player, it is so simple to capture the recording into a digital, shareable "computer" file.
Digitize your old film and VHS movies Movie Film & VHS Tapes
Some folks are lucky to still have old 8mm or Super 8mm films of their family. How many of us still have have VHS tapes of our family activities? The technology is quickly disappearing to digitize these types of family heritage. This webpage will help you understnad how to preserve these old items.
Digitize old letters and documents Old Documents
How do we preserve old letters written by 3rd great-grandparents? Would you not want to save special letters or documents about your parents, grandparents, and ebyond? Learn how to digitize them and then organize and share these documents with family.
Practice safe backup strategies! Safe Backups
So many of us spend hundreds of hours digitizing our heritage and then forget to safely backups our files! Poof! In one brief moment a hard drive crashes and our data is gone! Learn how to safely backup your digital files.
Share your heritage with family Sharing
Using FamilySearch (preferable) or other "cloud drives", you can easily share all your heritage with other family members! Learn how to do this using information from this webpage.