Highlights from this issue include:
- Tips for deciding what genealogy materials to keep (and what you can throw away)
- Sources and tips for identifying the name of your immigrant ancestor's hometown
- A detailed guide to using the Archives.gov website, plus a map of National Archives locations
- Top family history travel destinations
- A FREE Cemetery Research Cheat Sheet
Keep or Toss?: By Lisa A. Alzo. Declutter your genealogy life with these three steps for determining what to keep and what to trash.
Public Access: By Melissa Barker. Delve into the massive collections held by the U.S. National Archives. Here’s how to navigate its main website.
Pomp and Circumstance: By Rick Crume. Hit the books—yearbooks, that is—with this guide to finding school records online.
Hometown Heroes: By Rich Venezia. These 16 sources will help you pinpoint an immigrant ancestor’s Old World town of origin.
Filipino Family: By Todd Lucero Sales. Jump-start your ancestor search in the Philippines with these tips.
- Research Guides: Alaska and Indiana
- Stories to Tell
- Tech News
- Lisa’s Picks
- Source Spotlight: Obituaries
- Website Tutorial: Finding Publications with PERSI
- Resource Roundup: Genealogy Research Destinations
- Photo Detective
- Family History Home: Preserving Digital Media
- Now What
- DNA Q&A: Half- and "Removed" Relationships
- Your Turn: Genealogy Article Reading List
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