Talk:World Archives Project: Savannah, Georgia, Licenses and Bonds, 1837-1909

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Q: Another question: I have an Oath that has as the principal person's name as: Alexander Townsend, but when he signs, he signs: Michael Townsend. Which do I use? Thank you. Virginia.
Q: Another question: I have an Oath that has as the principal person's name as: Alexander Townsend, but when he signs, he signs: Michael Townsend. Which do I use? Thank you. Virginia.
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Q: This is not really a question, but a comment. I found all the information on Savannah in 1883 at this website: http://books.google.com/books?id=7gQBAAAAYAAJ&pg=PA20&lpg=PA20&dq=maurice+hardee+pest+house&source=bl&ots=vnI2qRtqTd&sig=WDT3U-91TfcFyBDf9Q8KCT98ejQ&hl=it&sa=X&ei=Ezs_U7T_LcKbygHRn4HQAw&ved=0CCsQ6AEwAA#v=onepage&q=maurice%20hardee%20pest%20house&f=false
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Incredibly interesting. All the names we are keying for government offices are there.
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Q: My Query is about the Business Name, as that shown in the sample is only an address and not a name. Is this what should be keyed and if so I think the title and help should be changed.

A: The image shown is incorrect. Only key a business name. I've sent an email to Anna to see if we can get that image corrected.

--Wiedwoman 17:08, 26 November 2013 (UTC)

Q: If the name blank is left empty on a bond, should I key the first signature as the primary name record?

A: I would key both signatures as records. --Wiedwoman 06:10, 5 December 2013 (UTC)

Q: On several images, the left hand page has a handwritten Oath, then printed Oaths with signatures of different people on the right side. Then the next image is a different handwritten Oath on the left page and the same printed Oaths with the same signatures as the previous right hand page. Then the next image has a different handwritten Oath on the left page and the same printed Oaths with the same signatures as on the previous two right hand pages. Am I supposed to enter each image as shown? If I key the second and third images as duplicate images, I'll lose the oaths on the left hand pages. So...I've been keying the images just as shown. I hope I'm right. Thank you. Virginia.

Q: New question: I downloaded PicPick and I can copy an image. But how do I upload it to this Question and Answer page? Thank you. Virginia.

Q: Another question: I have an Oath that has as the principal person's name as: Alexander Townsend, but when he signs, he signs: Michael Townsend. Which do I use? Thank you. Virginia.

Q: This is not really a question, but a comment. I found all the information on Savannah in 1883 at this website: http://books.google.com/books?id=7gQBAAAAYAAJ&pg=PA20&lpg=PA20&dq=maurice+hardee+pest+house&source=bl&ots=vnI2qRtqTd&sig=WDT3U-91TfcFyBDf9Q8KCT98ejQ&hl=it&sa=X&ei=Ezs_U7T_LcKbygHRn4HQAw&ved=0CCsQ6AEwAA#v=onepage&q=maurice%20hardee%20pest%20house&f=false

Incredibly interesting. All the names we are keying for government offices are there.

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I noticed that the index pages often have the names written more clearly than the licenses do. I don't know if the reviewers see the images in sequential order (us keyers get them non-sequentially) but if I could, I'd go find the index page for a batch, make a copy of the image, and use that as a key for the license pages following it. ~Ianthe

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