New York, State Census, 1892 (FamilySearch Historical Records)/Known IssuesEdit This Page
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This page is created for the use of FamilySearch Historical Records personnel. It details problems identified within this collection and answers to those problems. If you wish to comment, scroll down and on the right-hand side of the screen choose Discussion to post your comment.
The following problems have been reported in conjunction with the New York State Census 1892:
Question #1 - Some images are of lesser quality (too dark, too white, blurred, halo effects).
Answer #1 - The problems with the images occured because exposures varied on the original films. Rescanning will not improve the quality. It is possible to use the Image Viewer tools; Resize and Invert to improve reading quality. It is also possible to Save the image and then view in another graphics program with additional image enhancement features.
Question #2 -Search results bring up different counties for the same record.
Answer # 2 - Some records were indexed twice, once with the correct county, and again, with an incorrect county. The errors occur in Delaware, Kings, Montgomery, Tompkins, Washington and Orleans counties. The correct county can be ascertained by looking at the images.
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○ The name of this collection.
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