Friday, June 13, 2014

A Thankful Moment

Years ago I met genealogist Joyce M. Bowden and we chatted about the connection between family history and photography.  A few months ago she sent me a copy of the book she'd been writing.
It's a beautiful written book full of charts and photos.  One of Joyce's ancestors Fletcher Connor became a photographer. One of the most interesting photos is a composite of more than forty family members on a single carte de visite in the collection of the South Caroliniana Library at the University of South Carolina. 

Bravo Joyce!   I'm not related to the Connors but I found her book so interesting I couldn't put it down. In case you want a copy you can contact Joyce through White Poppy Press.

When I opened the book I saw that she'd autographed the copy: "For Maureen, with many thanks for getting me started with family photographs."  Thank you Joyce!

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