How To Digitize & Document Your Family History


Mountain View Library, 585 Franklin Street, Mountain View, Aug 10, 10:30 – 12:30PM Mountain View Library Registration:

Santa Clara Library, 2635 Homestead Road, Santa Clara, Sept 7, 1 – 3PM

Los Altos Library, 13 S. San Antonio Road. Los Altos, October 27, 11AM – 1PM

What You Will Learn

  • Utilize AI for oral history, scanning, photo restoration, and management
  • Explore case studies for weaving family sagas with multimedia
  • Discover free resources and best practices for legacy preservation
  • Learn tools for creating a digital family heritage library


How To Digitize & Document Your Family History 
Dive into a realm where physical artifacts meet virtual storytelling. This session immerses you in the art of utilizing artificial intelligence for oral history creation, scanning, photo restoration, photo management, movie making and storytelling. Explore real-life case studies illustrating how to intricately weave your family’s saga using multimedia methodologies. Discover invaluable free resources and best practices to preserve your family’s legacy. By session end, you’ll learn about tools and techniques to create a digital family heritage library, that will be a timeless treasure for generations to come.

About The Speaker: Ron Chan

Ron is a seasoned lecturer on family history documentation principles, captivating audiences worldwide at Genealogy Workshops and libraries. As a published genealogy author, he has a passion for storytelling, teaching innovative methods to breathe life into ancestral tales. Ron is the Founder of the Bay Area Chinese Genealogy Group, dedicated to preserving ancestral stories. He’s also a co-founder of the Chinese American GI Project, ensuring the legacies of veterans are not lost, forgotten or ignored. Ron shares with you how to capture and share family struggles of the past so future generations embrace, remember and learn from those who came before.

Seminar Patron Feedback

3 thoughts on “How To Digitize & Document Your Family History”

  1. I finished my family story! I even included an Author’s Note, Reviews, Table of Contents, changed the font for easier reading. It ended up 7 chapters, over 90 personal photos, and less than 50 pages.


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