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Let Sherlock Cohn find the answers for you

Family photos are your most valuable records. But sometimes either you are too close to the photos, or lack the time or expertise to detect and interpret the clues that can further your genealogy research.

Sherlock Cohn has the knowledge to interpret the clues for you.

  • Professional genealogist. Member of the Association of Professional Genealogists
  • Specialist in period fashions and hairstyles 1860s-1960s
  • Knowledge and research in decorative objects, furniture, cars and other items found in old photos
  • Research in turn-of-the-century photography studios and locales in U.S. and Europe
  • Ability to match facial characteristics for photo ID
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About Sherlock Cohn

Ava Cohn, aka Sherlock Cohn, brings a lifelong fascination with heirloom photographs and a multidisciplinary background to photo dating and interpretation.  Read More


Sherlock Speaks

Come see Ava present  at the 33rd  IAJGS International Conference on Jewish Genealogy,  Boston, MA, August 4, 2013, 1:45pm. Cambridge Room.      Read More

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“When Ava dates photographs, she brings them to life, making you part of the process during every step.”    Read More