Highlights from this issue include:
- A guide to organizing your genealogy research in a day, including day-of productivity tips, sample projects, and worksheets
- The 12 best websites for finding African American ancestors
- Expert strategies for preserving keepsake kitchenware
- Power-user tips for using genealogy software and Ancestry.com
- A FREE Source Citations Cheat Sheet
All in a Day’s Work: By Andrew Koch. If all you’ve got is a Saturday to organize your genealogy, make it count with these tips for a successful one-day organization project.
Witness Testimony: By Robin N. Smith. Take your research down new paths by studying the witnesses and bondsmen in the “background” of records.
History in Reverse: By Maureen A. Taylor. Learn how to care for and scan photo negatives—and why they deserve a place in your collection.
Black Roots Online: By Shamele Jordon. Tap into these 12 premier websites for finding African American ancestors.
Data Entry: By Rick Crume. Genealogy software programs are robust tools for building your family tree. Here’s how to best add key facts to them: names, dates and places.
- Research Guides: Alabama and Oregon
- Stories to Tell
- Tech News
- Lisa’s Picks
- Source Spotlight: Military Draft Records
- Website Tutorial: Ancestry.com Card Catalog
- Resource Roundup: Genealogy Conferences to Attend (with 2023 Dates!)
- Photo Detective
- Family History Home: Preserving Heirloom Kitchenware
- Now What
- DNA Q&A: How Useful is mtDNA in my Family History?
- Your Turn: Source Reference List
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