September 19-20The next stage of archiving the photos from my mother's cousin Doris was to remove all those pictures that were not glued down so I could scan and place them in the appropriate storage containers.
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Using my Flip-Pal Mobile Scanner allowed me to sit on the couch and scan the photos quickly, then import them into my computer.
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And here is the scanned photo we saw at the top of this blog post. I cropped it after scanning and importing to my computer. This photo was taken ca 1918 and shows my grandmother, grandfather, my mother (front left) and my aunt.
Next comes the fun of cropping, enhancing and enlarging all the scanned photos! I've already spotted several early never-before-seen pictures of my mother as a toddler and a teenager, as well as some wonderful photos of her father - the grandfather I never knew.