Ever wanted to get a little more personal with your ancestors’ stories? The information that comes from Ancestry can be quite in-depth. However, the basic family history book may not be as in-depth as some people want.
This period is very common in film adaptations and art. We see it often in Sherlock Holmes stories, portrayals of Edison and Tesla, or French-based tales of the belle epoque. Further west, this period is also the time of famous outlaws and sharpshooters like Doc Holliday, Billy the Kid, and Annie Oakley. Maybe these characters helped inspire your family’s fashion?
We’re continuing our series on identifying clothing! Last week, we looked at identifying styles from the 1840s-50s. Now, we’re looking at the 1860s-70s: a period marked by the Civil War and Reconstruction in the United States.
MyCanvas has created this blog series to help those trying to identify old photographs! Our first stop is the early decades of photography.
There’s something deeply fascinating about finding the place your ancestor or relative was buried. Visiting their resting place can form a connection with them. Plus, for genealogists, there’s a lot you can learn about a grave marker or about the surrounding area. Here are our tips for visiting cemeteries and burial sites safely and efficiently!
If you’re creating a custom calendar through MyCanvas, you’ll want to check out these tips for designing one!
Choosing a starting design is simple. Just choose a layout. We’ll help you brainstorm ideas for the rest!
Ready to get started on your personalized family history calendar? Our FAQs will help you on your way to a customized heirloom calendar!
Finding your ancestors’ photos can be a challenge to discovering who your long-ago relatives really were! Here are our tips for finding those photos.
At MyCanvas, we’re doing whatever it takes to get your books, posters, and calendars to you on time.