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From: "Elissa Scalise Powell, CG" <>
Subject: Re: [TGF] Citatinitis
Date: Fri, 3 Sep 2010 14:10:15 -0400
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> I do think census citations should include the line numbers on the
> census forms and I record them. I don't understand why they're not part
> of the conventional citation format.
Perhaps it comes from the fact that some Soundex indexes used the ED and
family number to indicate an entry (not page number). Or perhaps it is good
practice to not just zero in so narrowly on one person when the household
needs to be fully considered when pulling evidence from the census record.
Elissa in Pittsburgh
Elissa Scalise Powell, CG
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