[APG Public List] 1880 Census & Index
persisto1 at gmail.com
Thu Sep 3 11:38:52 MDT 2009
The disks ARE scanned and digitized. The advantage is that the
spelling and search functions are much more correct than what the
people in India have transcribed for ancestry.com.
I suppose it all depends on how much you use the 1880 census. For my
own personal use and in my practice, this is not probably all that
important. But for a good many of our patrons at the library, it is
VERY important. You'll have to weigh the pros and cons. It does not
take up all that much shelf space.
On Sep 3, 2009, at 1:29 PM, Claire Bettag wrote:
> Regarding my earlier posting about getting rid of the 1880 Census...A
> local library can use them, so it's taken care of. But I have to
> confess I'm reconsidering...many people have said "no, don't do it"
> and have pointed out advantages of these disks over the digitized and
> filmed images.
> Thanks to all who responded.
> Claire Bettag
> 1685 34th Street NW
> Washington, DC 20007
> cell: 202-436-2121
> On 3 Sep, 2009, at 12:47 PM, Tate wrote:
>> Claire, how much is shipping to 30066?
>> Kindest Regards,
>> Lynita "Stubby" Tate
>> Just my humble opinion. I am not an expert.
>> --- On Thu, 9/3/09, Claire Bettag <claire at clairebettag.com> wrote:
>> From: Claire Bettag <claire at clairebettag.com>
>> Subject: [APG Public List] 1880 Census & Index
>> To: "Mail list APG" <apgpubliclist at apgen.org>, "Mail list APG" <apgmembersonlylist at apgen.org
>>> , bcg at rootsweb.com
>> Date: Thursday, September 3, 2009, 11:11 AM
>> Before I throw these disks out...
>> I'm clearing out some "stuff" and have the CD set of "1880 United
>> States Census and National Index" put out some years ago by Family
>> Search. I can't imagine anyone uses these any more, with all the
>> alternatives we have. Nevertheless, if anyone wants the set (along
>> with the viewer), and is willing to pay for shipping, let me know
>> privately. Maybe a library? Any suggestions on how to dispose of them
>> (short of throwing into the trash) appreciated.
>> Claire Bettag
>> 1685 34th Street NW
>> Washington, DC 20007
>> cell: 202-436-2121
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