The opening of the American Family Immigration History Center in the Great Hall on Ellis Island April 17 takes family history research in America a great leap forward. For the project, LDS extractors have automated the records of more than 24 million immigrants, represented in historic photo on the cover, courtesy U.S. Library of Congress. Most signed immigrant lists, such as one shown in lower right corner, courtesy Church and Family History Department. Please see coverage on the new family immigration history center on pages 3-5.
COLOR PHOTO BY JOHN L. HART
DESIGN BY JOHN CLARK