Join us for a moderated Zoom show with special guests Maureen Taylor, The Photo Detective, and James McAllister, the official Historian of Salem. Together they will unlock the secrets and stories of family photographs.The Talk Show will kick-off with a presentation by Jim McAllister on the Machado Family of Salem, and then Maureen Taylor will analyze and discuss a curated selection of Family Photographs that were submitted in advance. Maureen will solve the mysteries of the photographs, and Jim will add anecdotal comments about many of the Families.To register please visit The Salem Athenaeum’s website: https://salemathenaeum.net/…/the-salem-ancestry…/… Program presented by the Salem Historical Society, the Salem Athenaeum, Harmony Grove Cemetery & the Bowditch Institute as part of Destination Salem’s community-wide Salem Ancestry Days. Click here for entire weekend events. https://www.salem.org/ancestry/More about the special guests:Jim McAllister:Historian, photographer, author, teacher, and tour guide, McAllister, the official historian of Salem founded Derby Square Tours in 1983. He has lectured extensively about the history of Salem and Boston’s North Shore and has served as an historic consultant to the City of Salem, the Hawthorne Hotel, the Peabody Essex Museum, and a host of other local organizations and institutions. He has appeared on the History Channel, the Travel Channel, Home and Garden TV, and many other television stations. His radio appearances include “All Things Considered” on National Public Radio.Maureen Taylor:The Photo Detective is an internationally recognized expert on historic photograph identification and photo preservation. Sought out by clients all over the world from as far away as New Zealand, her pioneering work in historic photo research is unprecedented, evidenced by her success in solving photo mysteries. The author of several books, scholarly articles and online columns, she has been featured in numerous publications including The Boston Globe, The New York Times, Better Homes and Gardens, and was dubbed “the nation’s foremost historical photo detective” by The Wall Street Journal.