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Subject: [ROOTS-L] Re: Can't find people on Ancestry
Date: Wed, 8 Jan 2003 16:00:59 EST

In a message dated 1/8/2003 12:23:49 PM Central Standard Time,

> and for those that criticize the transcriptions.
> give a try yourself- how well would you do.

I have often found myself looking through the original census images trying
to imagine transcribing page after page of barely legible handwriting
(especially when I go to the USGenWeb site and see their requests for
transcribers). I haven't gotten up the nerve to try it yet, buy I am
constantly impressed by those that have!


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