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Endangered Sources
Don’t let your family history wind up in a dumpster or shredder. Glean critical ancestral information from these six genealogy sources—before they disappear.
By Lisa A. Alzo

Fantastic Journey
Not hitting the road this summer? Follow these four time travel tips to do round-the-world research from the comfort of home.
By Sunny McClellan Morton

Unknown Angel
As the historic immigration station at Angel Island marks its 100th anniversary, much of its past has come to light. Here’s how to find your family’s hidden part of that story.
By Fern Glazer

Soul Searching
Does your family tree have holes where there could be souls? Follow our guidance and you’ll soon be singing the praises of church records.
By Sunny McClellan Morton

Tailor-Made Searches
Use these tricks to craft custom-fit online searches and stitch together details of your ancestors’ pasts.
By Rick Crume

Saving Yourself
Don’t let your genealogical legacy slip away — try these 10 ideas to document your life and become the ancestor you always wished you had.
By Sharon DeBartolo Carmack

Genealogy Insider
What’s new in discovering, preserving and celebrating your family history:
• St. Louis court records digitization project
• Antwerp’s Red Star Line immigration museum
• second season for “”Who Do You Think You Are?””
• recommended roots reads
Edited by Diane Haddad

Web Guide
Learn to master family history Web sites: Whether you’re a beginner or a power user, our pullout guides show you how to make the most of popular online destinations, with how-to advice, navigation hints, screen-by-screen search techniques and cheat sheets of quick links and shortcuts.
In this issue:

The Toolkit
Reviews and roundups of the latest, greatest family history resources:
• finding genealogy videos online
• online bookmaking services at a glance
• editing multiple photos at once
• optimizing searches
Edited by Allison Stacy

Out on a Limb
A letter from our editor.
By Allison Stacy

Making Connections
Readers respond to Family Tree Magazine.

History Matters
The future, through our ancestors’ eyes.
By David A. Fryxell

Everything’s Relative
Tales from the lighter side of family history.
Now What?
Expert answers on finding family Bibles, airplane immigration records and more.

Family Archivist
The lowdown on lamination, encapsulation how-tos and more
By Sunny McClellan Morton

Document Detective
Clues in ancestral death certificates.
By George G. Morgan

Time Capsule
Inside a troubled Puritan family.
By Sharon DeBartolo Carmack


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