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From: "Lorine McGinnis Schulze" <>
Subject: Re: Ancestory Free Sites
Date: Thu, 21 Oct 2004 11:21:27 -0400
On 21 Oct 2004 at 1:09, wrote:
> I have a question on the Ancestry ship records. Who
> transcribed these? I
> have 2 people that I have been able to find by browsing, but
> they do not show up on Ancestry's list of passengers. I
> find them indexed on ISTG. Were these (Ancestry and ISTG)
> done by different people?
Ancestry hires staff to transcribe these lists. They train
them first then have the films of the originals
ISTG has a core of volunteers (people like you and me) who
transcribe for them.
Olive Tree Genealogy (my site for ships lists) also uses
We are all separate entities, we don't confer with each
other before starting a project.
-- Lorine McGinnis Schulze
* Olive Tree Genealogy (Ships Passenger Lists)
* Naturalization Records
* Images of Ships Lists