Trace your US ancestors from sea to shining sea with these 75 great state websites. By Rick Crume More Power to You
Traditional genetic genealogy tests limit you to male-only or female-only family lines—but autosomal DNA tests offer the potential to research the rest of your tree. By Blaine Bettinger Blue-Collar Breakthroughs
Your ancestors' work in the railroad, mining, automotive and other industries produced heavy-duty paperwork. Discover how to mine the genealogical fruits of their labors. By Sunny Jane Morton Iberian Invasion
Follow our four-point plan of attack to trace your roots in Spain, Portugal and the Basque region. By Sunny Jane Morton COLUMNS & DEPARTMENTS Genealogy Insider
What's new in discovering, preserving and celebrating your family history:
Edited by Diane Haddad City Guides
- Restoring dignity to those buried at a historic state hospital
- The truth about Harry Potter author JK Rowling's ancestry
- Getting up close and personal with an historic daguerreotype
- Recommended reading
Quickly access the essential facts, advice and resources you need to find your ancestors in cities across the USA! Our pullout guides are perfect for stashing in your research binder or toting to the library.
In this issue:
Pittsburgh by Lisa A. Alzo
Nashville by David A. Fryxell The Toolkit
Reviews and roundups of the latest and greatest family history resources:
Out on a Limb
- Favorite Flickr collections
- Quick Guide to yearbook websites
A letter from our editor. By Allison Stacy Making Connections
Readers respond to Family Tree Magazine History Matters
Toasting the story of breakfast. By David A. Fryxell Family Archivist
Tips on transferring your video- and audiotapes. By Sunny Jane Morton Now What?
Answers to your questions on tracing a hard-to-find immigrant, verifying relatives' research and more. By David A. Fryxell Everything's Relative
Tales from the lighter side of family history. Photo Detective
Pinpointing the location of a New York street scene. By Maureen A. Taylor Time Capsule
The Spiritualist movement, in one woman's own words. By Sharon DeBartolo Carmack 2011 Index
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