FamilySearch Wiki:Help wanted on the Washington pages

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=== Stub Pages  ===
 
=== 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, review the article [[FamilySearch Wiki:Stub]]. Follow a link below to help fill out pages that need more information:
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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, review the article [[FamilySearch Wiki:Stub]]. Follow a link below to help fill out pages that need more information:  
::*1.[[Jefferson_County,_Washington|Jefferson County, Washington]]  
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::*[[Jefferson County, Washington|Jefferson County, Washington]]  
::*2.[[Kittitas_County,_Washington|Kittitas County, Washington]]  
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::*[[Kittitas County, Washington|Kittitas County, Washington]]  
::*3.[[Pacific_County,_Washington|Pacific County, Washington]]  
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::*[[Pacific County, Washington|Pacific County, Washington]]
  
 
::''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. [[Sawamish_County,_Washington|Sawamish County, Washington]]  
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::*[[Sawamish County, Washington|Sawamish County, Washington]]  
::*2. [[Washington_State_Historical_Society|Washington State Historical Society]]  
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::*[[Washington State Historical Society|Washington State Historical Society]]  
::*3. [[Washington_State_Archives|Washington State Archives]]  
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::*[[Washington State Archives|Washington State Archives]]
  
 
::*Look through the [[Special:WantedPages|list of wanted pages]]
 
::*Look through the [[Special:WantedPages|list of wanted pages]]
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=== Ongoing Projects  ===
 
=== Ongoing Projects  ===
  
*[[Projects_Seeking_Contributors|Wiki Projects seeking contributors]]  
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::*[[Projects Seeking Contributors|Wiki Projects seeking contributors]]  
*[FamilySearch_Wiki:Cleanup|Wiki Cleanup Projects]]
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::*[[FamilySearch Wiki:Cleanup|Wiki Cleanup Projects]]
  
 
=== Specific Needs for Your Area  ===
 
=== Specific Needs for Your Area  ===
  
Create pages for these Libraries and puy as much information as you can.  
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Create pages for these Libraries and add as much information as you can.  
  
:*1. Texas State Library and Archives Commission  
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::*[[Washington State Library and Archives Commission]]
:*2. Texas Historical Commission
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::*[[Seattle Public Library]]
:*3. Clayton Library
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::*[[Tacoma Public Library]]
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::*[[National Archives Pacific Alaska Region (Seattle)]]
  
 
=== Maintaining Existing Pages  ===
 
=== Maintaining Existing Pages  ===
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::*[[FamilySearch Wiki:Patrolling#Patrolling_Recent_Changes|Patrolling Recent Changes]]  
 
::*[[FamilySearch Wiki:Patrolling#Patrolling_Recent_Changes|Patrolling Recent Changes]]  
 
::*[[Categorization|Add Catagories to pages]]  
 
::*[[Categorization|Add Catagories to pages]]  
::*[[Share your knowledge by adding to the Wiki|How to Make Your First Edit]
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::*[[Share your knowledge by adding to the Wiki|How to Make Your First Edit]]
  
 
=== Specific Needs for Your Area  ===
 
=== Specific Needs for Your Area  ===
  
:*1. State, county, and town histories often contain biographical sketches of local citizens, including important genealogical information. This may be one of the best sources of information for some families.  
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::*State, county, and town histories often contain biographical sketches of local citizens, including important genealogical information. This may be one of the best sources of information for some families.  
:*2. If you are interested in being a moderator for a state or country, please contact the [mailto:support@familysearch.org Support Team]
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::*If you are interested in being a moderator for a state or country, please contact the [mailto:support@familysearch.org Support Team]
  
 
=== Other Help Wanted Projects  ===
 
=== Other Help Wanted Projects  ===

Revision as of 20:31, 13 March 2013

FamilySearch Wiki Needs Volunteers to Help...

Many Hands Make Light Work...

Everyone knows at least a little bit about something or someplace. The information you contribute could be exactly what someone else needs to connect with or add to their family history.

Volunteer Wiki


Pages and Projects That Need Your Help

Beginner Projects

Some examples of beginner projects might be checking for broken links or adding categories to pages.
  • Adding Categories
  • Repair Broken Links
  • Add information to your county and/or city pages.
  • Prepare county histories - county section of each state.
  • Repositories - what's in a repository of genealogical interest ... U.S. Canada.
  • Write about Migration Trails - Which Counties and Towns they went through in both the U.S. and Canada.

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, review the article FamilySearch Wiki:Stub. Follow a link below to help fill out pages that need more information:
Instructions for moderator: To see all of the stub articles for your locality click here...See the locality in Stub Types.

Wanted Pages

A "Wanted Page" is a page that doesn't yet exist, but someone created a link to it, showing that they want a page on that topic created. For online classes to learn how to create a new page or wiki article click here: Creating a Wiki Article Searching for and Creating Articles.
Follow the red links below to create a requested Wanted page:

Ongoing Projects

Specific Needs for Your Area

Create pages for these Libraries and add as much information as you can.

Maintaining Existing Pages

Check and fix broken links

Specific Needs for Your Area

  • State, county, and town histories often contain biographical sketches of local citizens, including important genealogical information. This may be one of the best sources of information for some families.
  • If you are interested in being a moderator for a state or country, please contact the Support Team

Other Help Wanted Projects

If there are other areas of the FamilySearch Wiki you would like to volunteer for, we have a Wiki Help Wanted page that lists additional projects and areas where help is needed.

Moderator Needed

A moderator is needed to work with and support contributors in Washington. Would you like to help as a moderator?