Featuring Master the Census, Super Sources, The Big Picture, and more!
Master the Census
Do your forebears refuse to be found in US census records? Locate elusive ancestors using our six research tips and five online search secrets. By David A. Fryxell
Go ahead, root for the underdog—that is, search for your ancestors in these 19 overlooked and underused records. By Lisa A. Alzo
The Big Picture
Whether you’re presenting your genealogy in a book, on the Web or on a CD, images bring your ancestors to life—so follow our picture pro’s pointers for illustrating your family history. By Maureen A. Taylor
Spring into Polish genealogy with our five-step guide to starting your roots research. By Lisa A. Alzo
Can’t pry any more ancestor answers from your favorite online databases? Our special Web guide shows you new strategies for searching seven top genealogy sites. By Rick Crume
COLUMNS & DEPARTMENTS
What’s new in discovering, preserving and celebrating your family history: • German genealogies • Stephen P. Morse’s One-Step Gold Form • new digs for the Allen County (Ind.) Public Library • more genetic-genealogy tests for women • GenClass. By Diane Haddad
State Research Guides
Trace your roots across the USA! Our pullout guides are perfect for stashing in your research binder or toting to the library—quickly access the essential facts, advice and resources you need to find your family anywhere in the country. In this issue:
Reviews and roundups of the latest, greatest family history resources: • Ancestors on Board, the Ancestry.com Immigration Collection and BYU’s Immigrant Ancestors Project • Foto Tagger • WorldCat • great Irish genealogy Web sites, books and CDs • interview-transfer tips • the Book Report. Edited by Dana Schmidt
Out on a Limb
What’s your brick wall? By Allison Stacy
Readers respond to Family Tree Magazine.
Tracing the ancestry of the modern photocopier. By David A. Fryxell
Tales from the lighter side of family history.
In the market for a memory album? Learn the pros and cons of each type. By Diane Haddad
You’ve got questions about Red Cross records and naming practices; our experts have answers.
Brick Wall Busters
Blazing a path to research victories.By Maureen A. Taylor
Test your genealogy IQ on Audrey Hepburn’s family tree. By Sharon DeBartolo Carmack