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From: ".... valentine53179" <>
Subject: Re: [ROOTS-L] Re: Family Bibles
Date: Sat, 28 May 2005 15:19:18 -0500
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why not send them on to the FREE genweb involved for their page...?
On 5/28/05, MScheffler <> wrote:
> I had suggested something similar to Ruth, i.e. to send them to the DAR
> or NEHGS in Boston who also extracts Bible information. I also suggested
> she could with a digital camera take pictures of the relevant pages and the
> front and back of the title page from the Bible and send them on to one of
> these two places.
> One good thing about digital pictures over taking the Bible to have it
> photocopied, is the fact you are not likely to break the spine or otherwise
> damage the Bible that can be hard to photocopy. Of course one needs to
> steady the camera as with a copy stand, but with a large Bible some distance
> away, a steady way to hold the camera, and a decent quality camera, this
> should be a good way to get pictures from old Bibles. I also like to photo
> its cover as well.
> Margaret Scheffler