Rescuing Orphaned Items: How to Save and Share Ebay, Etsy and Flea Market Finds

Thomas MacEntee
Mar 22, 2019
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Researching Heirlooms
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Case Study
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Working with Current Owners
4m 23s
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Future Owners
3m 36s
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Copyright Issues
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Methods for Handling
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Document the Story
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About this webinar

Ever wonder how family heirlooms such as photos, certificates, letters, diaries and more end up at a garage sale or flea market? Have you located items online at Ebay, Etsy and other sites and wished you could reunite them with family descendants? Learn the best ways to locate orphaned family history items and how to make sure they endure as heirlooms. Participants will learn how to locate lost family heirlooms at in-person events like flea markets as well as at online websites. We’ll cover how to research the history of an item, how to work with the seller, how to contact possible family members related to the item and more. 

About the speaker

About the speaker

What happens when a “tech guy” with a love for history gets laid off during The Great Recession of 2008? You get Thomas MacEntee, a genealogy professional based in the United States who is also a blogger, educator, author, social media connector,
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    Ljiljana Tripovich
    1 year ago

    Great information! Thank you!


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