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Jane Shafron
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1929 Poster from LOC's free online collection In our line of work - helping folks make video biographies of loved ones - we are always looking for good source material to help tell personal history stories. One of our favorite places to find interesting thi...
Video Biography Central
Video Biography Central
yourstoryhere.blogspot.com
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Why Should You Consider a Video Biography?
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I am talking right now to the main subject of a proposed family
history. Not the son, not the daughter and not the grandkids or the
nieces or nephews or the friends or anybody else. This is a private
conversation between me and you - the family elder,...
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Keeping Memories Alive with Tribute Video: How One Family Honored a Lost Life
Life
doesn’t always turn out like we plan or like we hope it will. Kristy and Rob had three boys together - all still in school.  Rob was a good man; friendly, active, helpful, funny, and devoted. Then the greatest setback of them all: Rob died suddenly fr...
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7 Things to Consider Choosing a Video Biographer
Thinking about recording a family
story? You can do it yourself or you can hire a professional. We
encourage everyone to record their family stories and have lots of
free blogs to help you (see for example: " What Questions Should You Ask In a Video Biogr...
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DIY Family History Questions
Some people rely on us 100% to record and preserve their family history.  But if you are the energetic, self-starting Eads, you make the whole family pitch in and help. Mimi
and Tom’s story is a great love story. They grew up in South Gate, Los Angeles
an...
DIY Family History Questions
DIY Family History Questions
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Recording Family History: The 5 Biggest Mistakes
A bit of fun this month - I am going to talk about the five worst things you can do if you are thinking about recording family history. And in my time as a personal historian - with a pioneering video biography, memorial and tribute video business - I have ...
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Tom Turned 70. And His Tribute Turned the Tables
Tom plays songs reflecting important moments & vital people Many of our tribute video projects are prompted by an anniversary or a birthday.  Seventieth birthdays seem especially suited for celebration video tributes.  Typically, the subjects have slowed th...
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A Love That Defied The Race Laws
She was an American living in Lovelock, Nevada and he was a Canadian working nearby.  They fell in love. But Nevada's race laws prohibited "miscegenation" and said they could not marry. But that wasn't Sue's only problem.  She was also a young woman of Japa...
A Love That Defied The Race Laws
A Love That Defied The Race Laws
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Family History Video Ideas for Your Family Reunion
I had a call last week from Carri Levy – senior producer of Lifetime Television's "The Balancing Act".  The show is planning a segment on how families use video in family reunions.  The call was good timing as I had just delivered a video project for Bev an...
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7 Secrets for Better Video on Your Phone
Photo montage: Your Story Here LLC Lots of us take video on our phones - and if you are one of my kids then you post it to Instagram or Snapchat or Vine or something of the sort and it's laughed at then quickly forgotten. For this kind of video ephemera (as...
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