Monday, July 4, 2011

Back to the Original

Have you tracked that online source back to the original record from which is was compiled or digitized? It is often advised to track digital images to determine the original record from which they were created. Some history of the document is always a good thing to know.

Ancestry.com and FamilySearch have a wonderful set of indexes to actual materials, but sometimes their descriptions of those materials are lacking.

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