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how to find old school photograph
« on: Monday 22 February 21 23:49 GMT (UK) »
Hi, wonder if anyone can help point me in the right direction to find  an old school photograph from 1977, wondered are there any online sights that do this,?? seen a couple on line but no luck.

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Re: how to find old school photograph
« Reply #1 on: Tuesday 23 February 21 10:12 GMT (UK) »
If the school is still there, you may be able to ask them if they have an archive of photographs.
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Re: how to find old school photograph
« Reply #2 on: Tuesday 23 February 21 10:18 GMT (UK) »
Also, there are some FB Groups for particular localities which have school photos. They do for my old school.
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Re: how to find old school photograph
« Reply #3 on: Tuesday 23 February 21 10:32 GMT (UK) »
Local Newspaper Photography's were/are often invited to take School Photograph's, especially the large Group one's.

My Local Newspaper has a large Archive, dating back decade's.

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Re: how to find old school photograph
« Reply #4 on: Tuesday 23 February 21 15:32 GMT (UK) »
You could try a request in the nearest surviving local newspaper, they may help and even get a human interest story out of it?
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Re: how to find old school photograph
« Reply #5 on: Yesterday at 09:26 »
What is the name of the school you are asking about and where as this might help in pointing you in the right direction.

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Re: how to find old school photograph
« Reply #6 on: Yesterday at 09:42 »
Facebook would certainly be worth a go, most schools seem to have a page full of old photos now. I've seen quite a lot from my time at school. This is my class  - did we really have our hair like that?
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Re: how to find old school photograph
« Reply #7 on: Yesterday at 09:52 »
Apart from local newspapers as suggested above, you'll have to investigate the specific school. My old school students association has an archive of old photographs, with an archivist. These pics are all on a website but you could try looking for an old students association.
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