Central America, Colonial Census Records (FamilySearch Historical Records)/Known Issues
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Question: Throughout this collection, when I browse I never know from where any image is going to be from … it bounces around on me. For example: If I am browsing through Guatemala > Alta Verapaz > Cobán" > 1887-Padrones > Image 26 of 992 and click on NEXT ->, the path changes to Guatemala > Suchitepéquez > Mazatenango > 1887-Padrones > Image 27 of 992. How do I know for sure where the record originates since there is no reference to the city on the image?
Answer: These final browse points are considered to be “wandering breadcrumbs”; that is, some final browse points flip back and forth between different localities. Until the problem is resolved, you will have to read each image to determine the proper location.
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- If browsing this collection: please include the full path you followed to where the problem occurred. The browse path is located above the Image viewer window.
For example: Central America, Colonial Census Records > Guatemala > Alta Verapaz > Cobán" > 1887-Padrones > Image 26 of 992
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