Episode 57: Family Pictures USA with Producer Don Perry

You’re going to love my guest, Don Perry of the very successful new show on PBS, Family Pictures USA.  It’s about people, places, photographs and the stories that connect them.  Family Pictures USA travels across America showing us the connection between family photographs and family stories.

Related Episode:

Episode 39: Finding Identity and Connection in Family Photos


About My Guest:

Don Perry is the Executive Producer of the show Family Pictures USA and is a creative partner with award-winning filmmaker Thomas Allen Harris. Don has been nominated for an Emmy and a Peabody award. He won an NAACP Image Award for a Documentary Film, Through A Lens Darkly, that focused on African American photographers.

About Maureen Taylor:

Maureen is a frequent keynote speaker on photo identification, photograph preservation, and family history at historical and genealogical societies, museums, conferences, libraries, and other organizations across the U.S., London and Canada.  She’s the author of several books and hundreds of articles and her television appearances include The View and The Today Show (where she researched and presented a complete family tree for host Meredith Vieira).  She’s been featured in The Wall Street Journal, Better Homes and Gardens, The Boston Globe, Martha Stewart Living, Germany’s top newspaper Der Spiegel, American Spirit, and The New York Times. Maureen was recently a spokesperson and photograph expert for MyHeritage.com, an internationally known family history website and also writes guidebooks, scholarly articles and online columns for such media as Smithsonian.com. Learn more at Maureentaylor.com

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