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    “Contents,” Ensign, July 1980, 1

    Ensign

    July 1980

    Volume 10 Number 7

    On the cover: A photographic still-life of family history items, entitled “Preserving Our Heritage.” This photograph is also being used by the World Conference on Records, which is being held in August 1980 in Salt Lake City. A primary purpose of the conference is to encourage and train participants in keeping personal and family histories, thus turning the hearts of the fathers to the children and the children to the fathers. Photography by Gerald Bybee.

    Inside front cover: A photograph of what is believed to be characters from the gold plates, copied by Joseph Smith in 1828. Photography by Eldon K. Linschoten. (See News of the Church, this issue, for story.)

    Inside back cover: A photograph of the note written by Joseph Smith on the backside of the document believed to be a transcript of characters on the gold plates. Photography by Eldon K. Linschoten.