Genealogy & Local History
It's All Relative
Organizing Old Photos and Documents Using the Shoebox App
Posted by mmulholl on 08/28/13
Do you have a shoebox filled with family photos and other documents? Using Ancestry.com's new Shoebox app, you can now create a virtual "shoebox" filled with bits and pieces of your family history. But unlike that box sitting at home, this app will help you edit and organize your images.
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The Kathrine Shackley Room for Local History and Genealogy (located on the first floor) includes:
- Books, periodicals, newspapers, maps, and access to several online databases
- An extensive microfilm collection
- Local church records
- Various Arlington High School yearbooks
- Information on the subdivisions, people, places and events of Arlington Heights
- Three microform readers with print capability.
- Two readers have the additional capability to email or save images to a flash drive.
- Readers can be used to read personal microfilm or microfiche.
- Genealogy databases
- Local history databases
- Clio (available in the library): Digital genealogy books and county histories from several Midwest and Eastern states.
Local organization offering education and programs in family history research.