Top 5 sources for images to illustrate your Dutch family tree

Children peeling potatoes while wearing traditional costumes, 1946

Here are my favorite websites for finding images to illustrate your family tree. National Archives Photo collection The National Archives in The Hague has over 14 million photos in its collection, many from press offices, taken by professional photographers. Over a million photos have been scanned and made available in the photo collection part … [Read more...]

Quick tip: National Archives photos on Flickr

children in school

This week, school is starting again in the area of the Netherlands where I live. The National Archives of the Netherlands have a fabulous set of pictures about schools at their Flickr page. The photos have no known copyright and can be used freely. Also check out these other wonderful sets: World War I World War II Old … [Read more...]