Family Tree Magazine May 2007 Digital Edition

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FEATURESMaster the CensusDo 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. FryxellSuper SourcesGo ahead, root for the underdog—that is, search for your ancestors in these 19 overlooked and underused records. By Lisa A. AlzoThe Big PictureWhether 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. TaylorPole VaultSpring into Polish genealogy with our five-step guide to starting your roots research. By Lisa A. AlzoGenealogy HacksCan'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 CrumeCOLUMNS & DEPARTMENTSBranching OutWhat'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 HaddadState Research GuidesTrace 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:
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The ToolkitReviews and roundups of the latest, greatest family history resources: • Ancestors on Board, the 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 SchmidtOut on a LimbWhat's your brick wall? By Allison StacyMaking ConnectionsReaders respond to Family Tree Magazine. History MattersTracing the ancestry of the modern photocopier. By David A. FryxellEverything's RelativeTales from the lighter side of family history.Preserving MemoriesIn the market for a memory album? Learn the pros and cons of each type. By Diane HaddadNow What?You've got questions about Red Cross records and naming practices; our experts have answers.Brick Wall BustersBlazing a path to research victories.By Maureen A. TaylorUprootedTest your genealogy IQ on Audrey Hepburn's family tree. By Sharon DeBartolo Carmack
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