Talk:World Archives Project: Subject Index to Correspondence and Case Files of the Immigration and Naturalization Service, 1903-1952

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We have found a 2-sided card type in the project that seems to contain detailed information about automobile accidents.

<We have yet to see if this card type extends to other types of reports>

DetailedIncidentFront.JPG
Example of Front Side of Card

DetailedIncidentBack.JPG
Example of Back Side of Card

We key the front side in one data record. Most fields apply well. The examples seen have a case number.

We are to blank (Ctrl-B) the Subject field.

For the Date fields, we use the date in the upper right corner of the card.

The back side should be entered as a Cover Page so it will be in the data base next to the front side to be seen by people searching.

<open question of what to do if some data is present on the back side, like a name or two. I suppose it doesn't hurt to then treat that as a card to key with whatever data is present. But there may be an argument against that, that there is not enough data to make it useful.>