FamilySearch Wiki:Help wanted on the Idaho pages

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::1. Pick a County you would like to work on from the table on this page, [[Wiki Project -- Idaho -- Tasks -- Newspapers in Cities|Newspapers]] &nbsp;(Follow instructions on the page)  
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::*1. Pick a County you would like to work on from the table on this page, [[Wiki Project -- Idaho -- Tasks -- Newspapers in Cities|Newspapers]] &nbsp;(Follow instructions on the page)  
::2. &nbsp;Start with the Wiki Idaho State page. https://familysearch.org/learn/wiki/en/Idaho. Go to the county you wish to work on and find Newspapers.  
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::*2. &nbsp;Start with the Wiki Idaho State page. https://familysearch.org/learn/wiki/en/Idaho. Go to the county you wish to work on and find Newspapers.  
::3. Historical Newspapers need to be located and listed on the County pages. Go to the Idaho State Historical Society pages http://history.idaho.gov/archives-collections<br>Then to Idaho newspapers, this page has the counties list and the names of the papers and years when they were published.<br>
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::*3. Historical Newspapers need to be located and listed on the County pages. Go to the Idaho State Historical Society pages http://history.idaho.gov/archives-collections<br>Then to Idaho newspapers, this page has the counties list and the names of the papers and years when they were published.<br>
  
 
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:A "Stub" is a page containing a limited amount of information. If you need help learning about stub pages and how to add information to them, click here: [https://www.familysearch.org/learn/wiki/en/FamilySearch_Wiki:Stub Instructions for filling out stub articles]. Follow a link below to help fill out pages that need more information:
 
:A "Stub" is a page containing a limited amount of information. If you need help learning about stub pages and how to add information to them, click here: [https://www.familysearch.org/learn/wiki/en/FamilySearch_Wiki:Stub Instructions for filling out stub articles]. Follow a link below to help fill out pages that need more information:
  
::1. Work on a stub article, stub articles are pages with some information on them. More can be put on the page; there is no specific size at which an article stops being a stub. Articles need to be cover adequately. With only a few short paragraphs may cover the subject of the article. Read about Stubs https://familysearch.org/learn/wiki/en/FamilySearch_Wiki:Stub&nbsp;
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::2.Go to Stub page https://familysearch.org/learn/wiki/en/Category:Idaho_stubsand pick a stub article you would like work on.&nbsp;
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::*3.&nbsp;Removing the stub status:<br>Once a stub has been properly expanded and becomes a larger article, any editor may remove its stub template. No administrator action or formal permission is needed.&nbsp;[https://www.familysearch.org/learn/wiki/en/FamilySearch_Wiki:Stub https://www.familysearch.org/learn/wiki/en/FamilySearch_Wiki:Stub]
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&nbsp;Work on a stub article:&nbsp;
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1. Rockville, Idaho - &nbsp;https://familysearch.org/learn/wiki/en/Rockville,_Idaho
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2. Dewey, Owyhee County, Idaho - &nbsp; &nbsp; https://familysearch.org/learn/wiki/en/Dewey,_Owyhee_County,_Idaho
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3. Flint, Owyhee County, Idahop - &nbsp;https://familysearch.org/learn/wiki/en/Flint,_Owyhee_County,_Idaho
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:''Instructions for moderator: ''To see all of the stub articles for your locality click here...[[FamilySearch Wiki:WikiProject Stub sorting/Stub types|See the locality in Stub Types]].
 
:''Instructions for moderator: ''To see all of the stub articles for your locality click here...[[FamilySearch Wiki:WikiProject Stub sorting/Stub types|See the locality in Stub Types]].
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:Follow the red links below to create a requested Wanted page:
 
:Follow the red links below to create a requested Wanted page:
  
::1.&nbsp;Go to Wanted pages https://familysearch.org/learn/wiki/en/Special:WantedFiles.(Choose a topic)<br>
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::2.&nbsp;Search the wiki to be sure there are no pages that could be used for the link. On the Wiki many links to templates that do not exist. Adding the needed templates will add content to the wiki and make it more informative and helpful to the community, as well as add validity to the pages that contain the links. https://familysearch.org/learn/wiki/en/FamilySearch_Wiki:Maintenance/Content_Needed#Wanted_pages_.282-4.29<br>
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::3.&nbsp;Do research on the topic, pictures may be added, make sure there is no copywriter to the photo. https://familysearch.org/learn/wiki/en/FamilySearch_Wiki:Copyrights<br>You need to read the FamilySearch Wiki:Policies You need to read the FamilySearch Wiki:Policies<br>
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&nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; 1. Editing Lifton, Idaho - &nbsp;https:[https://familysearch.org/learn/wiki/en/index.php?title=Lifton,_Idaho&action=edit&redlink=1 //familysearch.org/learn/wiki/en/index.php?title=Lifton,_Idaho&amp;action=edit&amp;redlink=1]
::[https://www.familysearch.org/learn/wiki/en/Special:WantedPages Look through more wanted pages here]
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&nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; 2. Editing Linsay, Idaho - &nbsp;[https://familysearch.org/learn/wiki/en/index.php?title=Lindsayville,_Idaho&action=edit&redlink=1 https://familysearch.org/learn/wiki/en/index.php?title=Lindsayville,_Idaho&amp;action=edit&amp;redlink=1]
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&nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; 3.Editing Manson, Idaho -&nbsp;[https://familysearch.org/learn/wiki/en/index.php?title=Manson,_Idaho&action=edit&redlink=1 &nbsp;https://familysearch.org/learn/wiki/en/index.php?title=Manson,_Idaho&amp;action=edit&amp;redlink=1]  
  
 
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  • 1. Pick a County you would like to work on from the table on this page, Newspapers  (Follow instructions on the page)
  • 2.  Start with the Wiki Idaho State page. https://familysearch.org/learn/wiki/en/Idaho. Go to the county you wish to work on and find Newspapers.
  • 3. Historical Newspapers need to be located and listed on the County pages. Go to the Idaho State Historical Society pages http://history.idaho.gov/archives-collections
    Then to Idaho newspapers, this page has the counties list and the names of the papers and years when they were published.

Be sure to checking for broken links or add categories to each page.

Stub Pages

A "Stub" is a page containing a limited amount of information. If you need help learning about stub pages and how to add information to them, click here: Instructions for filling out stub articles. Follow a link below to help fill out pages that need more information:

 Work on a stub article: 

1. Rockville, Idaho -  https://familysearch.org/learn/wiki/en/Rockville,_Idaho 
2. Dewey, Owyhee County, Idaho -     https://familysearch.org/learn/wiki/en/Dewey,_Owyhee_County,_Idaho 
3. Flint, Owyhee County, Idahop -  https://familysearch.org/learn/wiki/en/Flint,_Owyhee_County,_Idaho 



Instructions for moderator: To see all of the stub articles for your locality click here...See the locality in Stub Types.

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Follow the red links below to create a requested Wanted page:

        1. Editing Lifton, Idaho -  https://familysearch.org/learn/wiki/en/index.php?title=Lifton,_Idaho&action=edit&redlink=1

        2. Editing Linsay, Idaho -  https://familysearch.org/learn/wiki/en/index.php?title=Lindsayville,_Idaho&action=edit&redlink=1

        3.Editing Manson, Idaho -  https://familysearch.org/learn/wiki/en/index.php?title=Manson,_Idaho&action=edit&redlink=1


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