Tonight, I was just finishing up on the file update for my Aunt Jan, reviewing everything, making sure I had the dates, locations and source citations correct. Trying to be thorough and wondering where else I could find information about her life. Let’s see: birth, education, marriage, residence, census, death, funeral. I think I got all of that.
Hummmm…. education. I know the name of the high school and the year of graduation. I even found her high school yearbook on Ancestry.com. Wow, check out those hair styles…
I did a quick online search for the high school + the year of graduation and I discovered that the R L Paschal High School Class of ’56 has a website. This site contains all sorts of tidbits about the Class of ’56, including yearbook photos (which I already had from Ancestry) and…digital images of the 6-page graduation program!
And there on the last page, with all the other S’s, is my Aunt Jan Marie Stanley.
Adds a personal touch to the file, don’t you think?