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Re: [S-R] Idea - suggestions/opinions sought

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  • cnovotni@fuse.net
    Maura, I think these are all wonderful and very useful suggestions. I would be happy to contribute my research information to the site. It could help another
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      Maura,
      I think these are all wonderful and very useful suggestions. I would be happy to contribute my research information to the site. It could help another person make connections and get past hurdles in their own research.
      Carol Novotni
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      > From: mpetzolt2@...
      > Date: 2002/07/09 Tue PM 02:44:06 EDT
      > To: SLOVAK-ROOTS@yahoogroups.com
      > Subject: [S-R] Idea - suggestions/opinions sought
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      > One of my ideas for the SR site is a place where people could list
      > obituaries for family members, and/or obituaries for anyone which lists
      > a place of origin in the "old country".
      >
      > This idea comes out of a project we developed on my SHAMROCK list for
      > Ireland -- because for some reason the Irish have been very likely to
      > list a place of origin in Ireland on their tombstones. (See
      > http://community.webtv.net/shamrockroots/tombstones for how that project
      > works, it got so large it was more than I could transcribe, so a friend
      > of mine made a data entry board for me... we could do that for the obits
      > too) Personally I have not noticed this on tombstones I've seen for
      > Slovakia/Hungary etc etc., but I have seen it in obituaries.
      >
      > So, I'm seeking opinions on whether or not this might be a good idea -
      > it could be two separate projects, obituaries of family, and general
      > obits that list place of origin (which I know may just be listed as
      > Hungary).
      >
      > I intend to also have a "data" section with data donated by anyone...
      > such as other names if you got a study done by one of the research
      > centers and there are other names listed on it, or if you wish to
      > transcribe anything. I think it's time to have some data on the site for
      > people to use. Transcribed obits could be listed under this data
      > section.
      >
      > You can either send opinions to me privately or to the list.
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