Family Tree Magazine will help point the way toward the best research tools and practices to trace your family's history. Each issue includes tips on locating, collecting, and preserving photos, letters, diaries, church and government records, and other documentation, plus fun articles about creating scrapbooks, organizing family reunions, and vacation ideas that combine history with leisure!
Family Tree • JULY/AUGUST 2021 / VOLUME 22, ISSUE 4
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TREE TALK • We asked which subscription genealogy website was the best investment for your research. Here’s how you responded.
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Opening the Flood Gates • A dramatic photo rescue leads to a major preservation project.
MyHeritage Genetic Groups
FHL LAUNCHES NEW PAGE
GENEA 2.0 FOR IOS AND MAC
GU272 $100M FUNDRAISING GOAL
Group Works to Standardize Metadata
Site-Seeing • This summer, hit the road—virtually, that is—with our annual list of the 101 Best Genealogy Websites.
Touching Up Your Roots • When old photos are showing their age, should you color-enhance them—or just embrace the gray? These expert opinions (plus a comparison of two top photo-colorization tools) can help you decide.
Scan~Do Attitude • Though scanning tech has improved, some things still require special consideration. Here’s how to scan oddball items, such as photo negatives and oversized documents.
4 Reasons to Buy a Document Scanner
Photo Negative Formats
RESEARCH GUIDE ARIZONA
Roman Holiday • Say Ciao to your Italian roots with these 10 online destinations.
ITALIAN GENEALOGY 101: Civil Registration
More Italian Genealogy Resources • Back in our July 2010 issue (before many Italian records hit the web), Sharon DeBartolo Carmack wrote about 10 key tools, records and websites that will allow you to research your ancestors from home:
Hello, Trello! • Create a research plan, take notes, and organize your genealogy life with the free Trello app. Here’s how to get started.
Getting Around Trello
Trello Fast Facts
At a Glance: Marriage Register
Editing Photos with MyHeritage
Civil Suit • Clothing clues and a timely format help date this Civil War soldier’s photo.
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DNA and Personal Identity
Keyboard Shortcut Cheat Sheet • Use these quick tricks for faster computing in many programs.
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