Re: [S-R] Idea - suggestions/opinions sought
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.
> From: mpetzolt2@...
> Date: 2002/07/09 Tue PM 02:44:06 EDT
> To: SLOVAK-ROOTS@yahoogroups.com
> Subject: [S-R] Idea - suggestions/opinions sought
> 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
> 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
> You can either send opinions to me privately or to the list.
> Maura Petzolt mpetzolt2@...
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