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Volume 17, Number 2, Spring/Summer 2016

Choosing the Right Genealogical Software for You

Up Front

View from the Family Tree

In This Issue

Programs & Tours

Connecting Families. Advancing History.

Staff Profile

Ask Our Genealogists


Choosing the Right Genealogical Software for You: Our Expert Advice
Rhonda McClure

Becoming More Expert in Genealogy
Dr. Craig Partridge

Paternity Concealed and Revealed: The Case of Julia Smith of Rutland, Vermont
Michael F. Dwyer, FASG

Using Satellite Imagery to Connect the Past with the Present: A Case Study
Jack L. White

The Whole Truth: Re-evalulating our Family Lore
Gideon D. Hill, III

“First to Enlist!”: Researching a Family Civil War Story
Bill Bush

Gaijin Bochi, The Foreigners' Cemetery in Yokohama
Patricia Williams McCabe


Genetics & Genealogy
Miss Maltby and Her Ward: Using DNA to Investigate a Family Mystery

Raymond Gill

Manuscripts @ NEHGS
Rose, Hillman, and Hyde Collections

Timothy G. X. Salls

Jewish Heritage Center Spotlight
The Synagogue Council of Massachusetts, in Wartime and Peacetime
Lindsay Sprechman

Focus on New York
Guardianship Records in New York State
Henry B. Hoff, CG, FASG

Obituaries Family Focus
From our collections