Tuesday, November 26, 2013


Family Tree Magazine

Their December 2013 issue features these articles:

Going Home (the new Red Star Line Museum in Antwerp, Belgium)

Thanksgiving Then and Now (differences in food; utensils; entertainment; and attire)

Typewriter (they used to write using these things!)

Great State Sites (75 outstanding state-specific websites)

Teaming Up (brick walls topple faster if two of you are whacking away at them)

Workbook: Passenger Lists (getting all the info you can from these records)

Trace Your Filipino Roots (a beginner’s guide to tracing ancestors from the Philippines)

Incredible Journeys (tips for making that trip to the ancestral homeland a dream and not a nightmare)

Talk the Talk (genealogists, like other specialists, like to use acronyms and abbreviations)

Holiday HeritageFest (how to include family history in holiday gatherings)

City Directories (tips for efficient use of these resources)

Translation Tools (guide to online translation tools)

Canvas Photo Printing Services (online services that offer printing of photos or family trees on canvas)

Software Review: Storylava (thumbs up—or thumbs down?)

Using NARA’s Online Public Access Search (it will make searching their website much easier—once you get used to it)

You can read this magazine (and other issues of this title) in the Genealogy Room at Central Library (St. Louis).

Genealogy pages on the SLPL website

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