Dating memories scrapbook
Family mementos such as birth and marriage certificates, report cards, old letters, family recipes, clothing items, and a lock of hair can also add interest to a family history scrapbook.
Arrange and rearrange until the layout satisfies you.
Alternatively, use photo corners or a corner slot punch.
Personalize your page by writing down names, date, and place of event, as well as memories or quotes from some of the people involved.
Larger heirlooms such as a pocket watch, wedding dress, or family quilt can also be included by photocopying or scanning them, and using the copies in your heritage album.
As you begin to accumulate photos and materials, work to organize and protect them by sorting them in archival safe photo files and boxes.