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Author Archives: ellencrawford

Heirloom Preservation

As an archaeologist, Ellen worked on the preservation of artifacts from Roman, Iron & Bronze-age sites in Britain including the Tower of London.  She dug a 19th Century Chinese site along the Transcontinental Railroad line in Lovelock, Nevada and collected & analyzed its artifacts . She worked extensively with Aboriginal artifacts in Australia & paleolithic … Continue reading »

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Basque Sheepherder’s Carving on Aspen Tree

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Kasey’s 25th Birthday!

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Popped in to Berlin on a quiet Saturday morn.

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Digital Archive of Stories & Photos

Both oral histories and archived photos are available on archival CDs or DVDs or saved on portable hard drives, as requested by my clients.  These CDs, DVDs and hard drives can be stored in a fire and water-proof safe or safe deposit box.  Copies of the CDs and DVDs are easily distributed to family and … Continue reading »

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Photo Preservation

My photo archiving services are tailored to the custom needs and desires of each client.  I use a high-end scanner for photo prints and a Nikon optical scanner for negatives and slides.  I create high-resolution files of all images.  I use Photoshop and other Adobe Creative Suite software to restore and enhance the quality of … Continue reading »

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Gathering Oral History

In the 1970s, I collected my first formal oral history from the white “sister” of Wovoka, the Paiute Indian spiritual leader.  Today I offer professional oral histories, recorded with broadcast-quality equipment.  As an experienced historical researcher, I conduct an interview before actually recording each oral history session and I create a totally customized format for … Continue reading »

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Ellen’s Heritage

As a fifth-generation Nevadan, the granddaughter of a Danish immigrant, a direct descendant of a Colonel in the American Revolutionary War, and the great-granddaughter of a Colorado homesteader and town barber, my heart is deeply rooted in my ancestors.  My family history is filled with colorful characters!  My great-great-grandmother, Christina, was the first white person … Continue reading »

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Welcome to Your Story In Time!

Hi, I’m Ellen Crawford!  My business is focused on helping families preserve precious personal memories for relatives and friends, employing skills I have acquired over many years.  I am gathering oral history and preserving photos for people who understand the value of these family treasures and want to preserve them for future generations.  I look … Continue reading »

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