Family Tree Magazine August 2010 Digital Edition

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Now you can download this issue of Family Tree Magazine. It’s in an easy-to-search PDF format that works on almost all computers equipped with the free Acrobat Reader program. The issue is compatible with PCs, Macs and many other computers.For a complete explanation of the process of downloading a digital product from our web site, please read our FAQ.PLEASE NOTE: This is a large file that is best downloaded with a broadband connection, such as DSL or a cable modem.FEATURESEndangered 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. AlzoFantastic JourneyNot 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 AngelAs 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 GlazerSoul SearchingDoes 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 MortonTailor-Made Searches Use these tricks to craft custom-fit online searches and stitch together details of your ancestors’ pasts.By Rick CrumeSaving YourselfDon’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 CarmackCOLUMNS & DEPARTMENTSGenealogy InsiderWhat’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 readsEdited by Diane HaddadWeb GuideLearn 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: EllisIsland.orgThe ToolkitReviews 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 Ancestry.com searchesEdited by Allison StacyOut on a LimbA letter from our editor.By Allison StacyMaking ConnectionsReaders respond to Family Tree Magazine.History MattersThe future, through our ancestors’ eyes.By David A. FryxellEverything’s RelativeTales from the lighter side of family history.Now What?Expert answers on finding family Bibles, airplane immigration records and more.Family ArchivistThe lowdown on lamination, encapsulation how-tos and moreBy Sunny McClellan MortonDocument DetectiveClues in ancestral death certificates.By George G. MorganTime CapsuleInside a troubled Puritan family.By Sharon DeBartolo Carmack 

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