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Subject: Re: [TMG] Re: US Census Microfilm Numbers
Date: Wed, 18 Jun 2003 13:36:38 EDT
In a message dated 6/18/2003 10:13:50 AM Pacific Standard Time,
> They are listed on the National Archives website, but finding them
> takes a bit of hunting. With Ancestry.com, you don't have to do that.
> They are included in the URL for the web page. You can find them in
> the URL window of your browser (in regular mode, not in "full page
> mode," at least using Netscape). When you have one of the pages
> displayed, look in the URL window. The URL is very long, so only part
> of it will be displayed, and the film number is near the middle. So
> click on the URL, then use the left or right arrow keys to navigate
> toward the middle, where you find something like
> "...&roll=T623_540... which tells you that the film number is
In my browser, and also in IE, an image #, and roll # appear at the bottom of
the browser window when I roll the mouse over the census page image.