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Photography Diaspora
  "Since the main features of our present existence are dispossession, dispersion, and yet also a kind of power incommensurate with our stateless exile, I believe that essentially unconventional, hybrid, and fragmentary forms of expression should be used to represent us."
Edward Said, Author


This section is intended to archive photos from a past era which depict people or landscapes important to the history of the community. Weddings, families, immigrant ships leaving port, pictures from the old country and the first years in the new etc. can all be placed online here. Modern landscapes and reportage-style photography are also welcome.

To view a picture simply click on the list to the left of this text. Click on add to Photography (above right) and you too can contribute to this section of the cultural archive.

How to scan for this section

Please make your captions as thorough as possible!
While it's true that a picture is worth a thousand words, there are times that a few words can greatly increase the value of your photograph to fellow researchers or casual viewers.
Try to place the photograph in context.  Here are a few tips to get you going.
- Who or what is it a photo of?
- Where and when was it taken?
- What has just happened or is about to happen?
- What do you know about the subject of the photo which other viewers may not know?
 
If it is an old family photograph, give as much information as you can about the family or the individuals in it. This will help distant cousins who hold pieces of your family puzzle to find you, and before you know it you'll be trading information.