There are many types of Tribute albums--milestone birthday, retirement, a significant event, etc. Memorial and Tribute Albums are similar except Tribute Albums honor someone who is still living. This file has a list of things that can be used in various types of Tribute and Memorial Albums. Also see Heritage Albums, Journaling, Memorial Poems, Memorial Albums and New Years.



Memorabilia and Photo Ideas for Tribute and Memorial Albums

These lists should spark plenty of ideas.

Averages

Awards/Achievements

Challenges

Children/Grandchildren

Church

Celebrations

Communication

Community

Community Service

Daily Life

Entertainment

Events/Places

Family

Famous Faces

Favorites:

  • Activities
  • Animal
  • Artist
  • Author
  • Board Game
  • Book
  • Candy
  • Car
  • Card Game
  • Cartoons
  • Clothing
  • Color
  • Cookie
  • Dessert
  • Flower
  • Food
  • Friend
  • Fruit
  • Games
  • Hobby
  • Holiday Tradition
  • Ice Cream
  • Local place to go
  • Movie
  • Movie Star
  • Music Group
  • Musical Instrument
  • Painting
  • Poem
  • Poet
  • Radio Station
  • Restaurant
  • Season
  • School Subject
  • Singer
  • Song
  • Sport to play
  • Sport to watch
  • Store
  • Style of Music
  • Television show
  • Time of day
  • Tree
  • Vacation spot
  • Vegetable

Feelings

Finance/Business

Food

For Fun

Friends and Neighbors

Future

Headlines/Media

Hobbies

Holiday Traditions

Home/House

Hospital

Miscellaneous ideas

Our World

People

Personal

Pets

Philosophy

Products

Recreation

Responsibilities/Tasks

School

Services

Shopping

Technology/Science

Transportation

Trends/fads

Work/Career

NOTE: Photos of signs makes great identifiers in many of the categories.

(Some of the above is from Creative Keepsakes magazine, March/April 1999.)