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All people on the ship or plane, including crew, agents, passengers, etc., are to be indexed. Only index people on the vessel. Do not include listed relatives, next of kin, whom the passenger was listed to visit, and so forth. It is not necessary to index any signatures on the documents.

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If a birthplace or nationality is recorded as "Stateless," mark the field as blank.

It is not necessary to index any signatures on the documents.

How to index Hawaiian Passenger Lists.

How to index citizenship.

How to index multiple ships.

Airplane Passenger Lists: Example Airplane.jpg

Indexing the Ship Name: Example

Determining Gender from Headings

Another place of birth example

Index only principals: Example

How to index projects where only passenger lists are indexed.

How to index projects where, in addition to passenger lists, the indexer is asked to record additional document types, for example, crew lists.

Documents titled "Questions to be answered by the immigrant before booking" should not be indexed. If an image only has this kind of document, it should be marked as a No Extractable Data Image

Indexing Chinese Alias Names

Name Changes: Examples

Supercargo: Index the Supercargo


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