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  • boyd switzer
    Carol and others: My suggestion to you is to find someone to make a high resolution digital copy (i.e., say at 1270 x 960). Some photoshops will do this, but
    Message 1 of 5 , Oct 29, 2003
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      Carol and others: My suggestion to you is to find someone to make a
      high resolution digital copy (i.e., say at 1270 x 960). Some photoshops
      will do this, but it is expensive---I know from experience. You can
      always make a lower resolution one from your high-resolution copy.
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      Carol Singh wrote:

      >Dear Jewelle, For me, and for all those with ties to
      >our numerous family, I think it would be money
      >well-spent for me to include photographs of Grandpa
      >Alfred "Alp" Worthington (1871 to 1938, I believe are
      >the correct dates), Mama (Clyde Worthington Sourati
      >1912 to 1974), and Uncle Mark (Mark Howard
      >Worthington--1910 to 1977). Since nobody else has an
      >extant photograph of Grandpa, this photo is priceless
      >to me. Mama's is a color portrait she had done in 1957
      >with the specific instruction upon giving one to each
      >of us that this was how she wanted to be remembered.
      >Would it be possible for this portrait to be
      >reproduced in color? There are very few pictures of
      >Uncle Mark, and these we took at home ourselves, so
      >they are also rare items as far as our family is
      >concerned. With Mama's portrait, I will gladly spend
      >extra, if necessary, to have it reproduced in color.
      >The next question is when can I get together with
      >someone in Greenville to make these photographs
      >available to be copied? Another question, where can I
      >have photographs reproduced? I would like to provide
      >copies for the archives of the Pitt County Family
      >Researchers, to pass along copies to family members,
      >and to provide copies for Trish that she can keep for
      >the Worthington Family Reunion.
      >I'm not a jpeger--new word, I guess--so I'd really
      >appreciate the opportunity to share these photographs
      >in person and have them added to the new edition of
      >the Chronicles. Thanks so very much, Carol
      >--- Trish Worthington Cobb <turniproots@...>
      >wrote:
      >
      >
      >>Hi Jewelle,
      >>
      >>Thanks so much for posting the complete instructions
      >>from the brochure
      >>on Chronicles of Pitt Co Volume II.
      >>
      >>I saw that you had posted this to the Greene,
      >>Lenoir, Camden and
      >>Chowan lists.
      >>
      >>May I have your permission to forward your message
      >>to the Bertie,
      >>Beaufort, Craven, Dobbs, Edgecombe, Hyde, Martin,
      >>Wilson and Wayne
      >>lists, so all the counties surrounding Pitt will get
      >>the information.
      >>
      >>Thanks,
      >>Trish
      >>
      >>
      >>
      >>
      >>On Sunday, October 26, 2003, at 01:54 AM, Jewelle
      >>Baker wrote:
      >>
      >>
      >>
      >>>Hello Group...
      >>> and all of our displaced Pitt Co NC
      >>>
      >>>
      >>friends with ancestral
      >>
      >>
      >>>roots beginning with Bath County 1696, Pamtecough
      >>>
      >>>
      >>1705, Beaufort 1712,
      >>
      >>
      >>>with Beaufort gaining from Craven 1757, and
      >>>
      >>>
      >>FINALLY forming PITT
      >>
      >>
      >>>County 1760 ..... you can see... these roots
      >>>
      >>>
      >>stretch far and deep
      >>
      >>
      >>>along the Migration Trails.
      >>>
      >>>As promise in my last post...... the below is the
      >>>
      >>>
      >>latest UPDATE on
      >>
      >>
      >>>the long-awaited Chronicles of Pitt County, North
      >>>
      >>>
      >>Carolina Volume II
      >>
      >>
      >>> (Most of you should have your information...
      >>>
      >>>
      >>'standing-on-ready'
      >>
      >>
      >>>... for submission. If Not... Get Busy :)
      >>>
      >>>Excerpts from PCHS's Brochure:
      >>>
      >>>Chronicles of Pitt County, North Carolina-Volume
      >>>
      >>>
      >>II
      >>
      >>
      >>>[Intended as a supplement to Volume I-published in
      >>>
      >>>
      >>1982 and reprinted
      >>
      >>
      >>>in 2003]
      >>>
      >>>Projected Publication Date Winter of 2004 - 2005
      >>>
      >>>
      >>>
      >>>
      >>>
      >>>The Pitt County Historical Society invites Pitt
      >>>
      >>>
      >>County citizens,
      >>
      >>
      >>>former residents, and those with Pitt County
      >>>
      >>>
      >>ancestors to record
      >>
      >>
      >>>family histories in the Chronicles of Pitt County,
      >>>
      >>>
      >>North
      >>
      >>
      >>>Carolina-Volume II. The book will contain the
      >>>
      >>>
      >>same features as Volume
      >>
      >>
      >>>I-new or updated information on Pitt County
      >>>
      >>>
      >>communities and
      >>
      >>
      >>>organizations, new family histories and
      >>>
      >>>
      >>photographs not included in
      >>
      >>
      >>>Volume I, an index, and a list of names and
      >>>
      >>>
      >>addresses of contributors.
      >>
      >>
      >>>This second book of Chronicles will resemble
      >>>
      >>>
      >>Volume I with a handsome
      >>
      >>
      >>>9 x 12-inch hardbound black cover embossed with a
      >>>
      >>>
      >>gold seal, and the
      >>
      >>
      >>>pages will be printed on archival-grade paper.
      >>>
      >>>
      >>Because of anticipated
      >>
      >>
      >>>publication costs, the book will be limited to
      >>>
      >>>
      >>approximately 500 > pages.
      >>
      >>
      >>>[GenPCNCFIR members with Yahoo ID's can view the
      >>>
      >>>
      >>handsome Volume I
      >>
      >>
      >>>photo at
      >>>
      >>>
      >>http://photos.groups.yahoo.com/group/genpcncfir/lst
      >>
      >>
      >>>Since this is a limited-edition book, only those
      >>>
      >>>
      >>who order and pay in
      >>
      >>
      >>>advance are guaranteed to receive a copy.
      >>>
      >>>
      >>>
      >>>HOW TO BE INCLUDED IN VOLUME II
      >>>
      >>>j Write an article (maximum of 1,000 words)
      >>>
      >>>
      >>about your family or
      >>
      >>
      >>>organization in paragraph form, similar to the
      >>>
      >>>
      >>articles included in
      >>
      >>
      >>>Volume I of the Chronicles. There is no charge
      >>>
      >>>
      >>for the article.
      >>
      >>
      >>>j Include photographs to accompany your
      >>>
      >>>
      >>article, if you wish. Each
      >>
      >>
      >>>photo will cost $10.00.
      >>>
      >>>j To honor your family or organization, you may
      >>>
      >>>
      >>submit photographs
      >>
      >>
      >>>for a separate pictorial page at a cost of $150.00
      >>>
      >>>
      >>per page.
      >>
      >>
      >>>j Complete the order form to guarantee
      >>>
      >>>
      >>receiving one or more copies
      >>
      >>
      >>>of Chronicles-Volume II.
      >>>
      >>>j [ Detail Instructions and Order Form can be
      >>>
      >>>
      >>printed from Diane's
      >>
      >>
      >>>great Pitt County WebSite
      >>>
      >>>
      >>http://www.usgennet.org/usa/nc/county/pitt/
      >>
      >>
      >>> and
      >>>
      >>>
      >>http://www.usgennet.org/usa/nc/county/pitt/Volume II
      >>
      >>
      >>
      >>>Chronicles.htm
      >>>
      >>>
      >>>
      >>> or
      >>>
      >>>
      >http://www.usgennet.org/usa/nc/county/pitt/Chronicles3.htm
      >
      >
      >>>
      >>>j Submit your information before the deadline
      >>>
      >>>
      >>of March 1, 2004.
      >>
      >>
      >>>j [Feel free, as always, to contact me
      >>>
      >>>
      >>jewellebaker@... or
      >>
      >>
      >>>liz_sparrow@... should you require
      >>>
      >>>
      >>additional information. ]
      >>
      >>
      >>>DETAIL INSTRUCTIONS
      >>>
      >>>A. What to Write
      >>>1. Introduce your ancestors, including names,
      >>>
      >>>
      >>dates, and special
      >>
      >>
      >>>recollections. Please check spelling and dates
      >>>
      >>>
      >>for correctness.
      >>
      >>
      >>>2. Present your immediate family, including
      >>>
      >>>
      >>names, dates, and your
      >>
      >>
      >>>special memories related to Pitt County.
      >>>3. Provide a history of a Pitt County church,
      >>>
      >>>
      >>club, or organization
      >>
      >>
      >>>with information not included in Volume I.
      >>>B. Preparing the Article
      >>>1. Double-space articles (typed or printed from
      >>>
      >>>
      >>computer), and use
      >>
      >>
      >>>uppercase and lowercase letters, not all caps.
      >>>
      >>>
      >>Remember to write in
      >>
      >>
      >>>complete sentences in paragraph form (outlines and
      >>>
      >>>
      >>lists are
      >>
      >>
      >>>unacceptable). Include a title for the article.
      >>>
      >>>2. Limit your article to 1,000 words. The
      >>>
      >>>
      >>Chronicles Committee
      >>
      >>
      >>>reserves the right to edit articles for grammar.
      >>>
      >>>3. Devote the last paragraph of your article to
      >>>
      >>>
      >>your sources (where
      >>
      >>
      >>>you found your information, such as a family
      >>>
      >>>
      >>Bible, personal
      >>
      >>
      >>>knowledge, cemetery records, census records,
      >>>
      >>>
      >>wills, deeds, etc.).
      >>
      >>
      >>>4. At the end of your article, make a list of
      >>>
      >>>
      >>every name that should
      >>
      >>
      >>>be included in the index (last name, first and
      >>>
      >>>
      >>middle).
      >>
      >>
      >>>5. Include your name, address, e-mail address,
      >>>
      >>>
      >>and telephone number
      >>
      >>
      >>>at the bottom of your article.
      >>>
      >>>C. Photographs
      >>>1. Include, at a cost of $10.00 each, glossy
      >>>
      >>>
      >>photograph(s)-maximum 8
      >>
      >>
      >>>x 10-in color or black and white. Do not send a
      >>>
      >>>
      >>photocopy.
      >>
      >>
      >>>2. Place your return address label on the back of
      >>>
      >>>
      >>the photograph for
      >>
      >>
      >>>identification.
      >>>3. Write a caption for the photograph on a label
      >>>
      >>>
      >>or sticky note and
      >>
      >>
      >>>place on the back of the photograph.
      >>>4. Enclose a stamped, self-addressed envelope for
      >>>
      >>>
      >>the eventual return
      >>
      >>
      >>>of the photograph.
      >>>D. Submitting the Article and Photographs
      >>>1. Complete the order form with your name and
      >>>
      >>>
      >>address.
      >>
      >>
      >=== message truncated ===
      >
      >
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      >Pitt County Historical Society: http://www.pittcountyhistoricalsociety.com/
      >
      >Submit your family for publication FREE in VOLUME II CHRONICALS earmarked for 2004/2005. Link here for detail instructions:
      >http://www.usgennet.org/usa/nc/county/pitt/VolumeIIChronicles.htm
      >
      >RePrint of 1982 Chronicles of Pitt Co Order Form, limited supply: http://www.usgennet.org/usa/nc/county/pitt/Chronicles%20Flyer%20Feb03.htm
      >
      >Treasure-Trove of PITT Co.NC Genealogical Resources: http://www.usgennet.org/usa/nc/county/pitt/
      >
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