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From: "Peter Jackson" <>
Subject: Re: [APG] Archives news - digitized documents
Date: Thu, 11 Jan 2007 09:39:48 -0500
In-Reply-To: <003901c7358c$7ef00060$6400a8c0@gladysdesk>


Me thinks we're all going to be looking for new professions
soon...genealogists are going to be digitized right out of existence.... :<(



>From: "Gladys Paulin" <>
>Reply-To:
>To: "'doumajk'" <>, <>
>Subject: Re: [APG] Archives news - digitized documents
>Date: Thu, 11 Jan 2007 09:26:33 -0500
>
>If you check this out, footnote is a subscription web site and the prices
>are pretty steep for the amount information there, some of which is also
>available on LDS microfilm. The indexes seem to be free, with the
>subscription necessary to view the actual documents. The entire files will
>not be freely available through the NARA site for five more years, although
>you can view it at a NARA repository before then.
>
>As long as the indexes do not require a subscription, the site can be quite
>useful. The citations seem to be detailed enough for one to have the
>originals pulled and copied when something is located. If these are records
>one uses frequently, the subscription may be less than hiring someone to
>pull a record.
>
>A mixed blessing.
>Gladys
>
>Gladys Friedman Paulin, CG
>Winter Springs, FL
>http://genealogybygladys.com
>
>Editor "OnBoard the Newsletter of the Board for Certification of
>Genealogists"
>Member: Association of Professional Genealogists (APG)
>______________________________________
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>meet program standards and periodic rigorous evaluations.
>
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> > -----Original Message-----
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> > Sent: Thursday, January 11, 2007 12:43 AM
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> > Subject: [APG] Archives news - digitized documents
> >
> > A press release from the National Archives regarding an agreement with
> > Footnote, Inc to digitize historical documents:
> > http://www.archives.gov/press/press-releases/2007/nr07-41.html
> >
> > Jane Douma Pearson
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