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*On the [[Main Page]]  
 
*On the [[Main Page]]  
**First I browsed by Counties finding 40,000+ articles on Pennsylvania.  
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**First I browsed by Counties finding many articles on Pennsylvania.  
 
**I clicked on [[Pennsylvania]] and was lead to that page.  
 
**I clicked on [[Pennsylvania]] and was lead to that page.  
 
**Under Pennsylvania topics I found American Indians and clicked on it.  
 
**Under Pennsylvania topics I found American Indians and clicked on it.  
 
**This took me to the page [[Indians of Pennsylvania]]  
 
**This took me to the page [[Indians of Pennsylvania]]  
**There I found the [[Carlisle Indian Industrial School (Pennsylvania)|Carlisle Indian Industrial School]]  
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**There I found the [[Carlisle Indian Industrial School (Pennsylvania)|Carlisle Indian Industrial School]]
 
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== Carlisle Indian School Records  ==
 
== Carlisle Indian School Records  ==
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*First go the [[Main Page]]  
 
*First go the [[Main Page]]  
**Browsed by county/state or country and find ( example 40,000+ articles on [[Pennsylvania]]).  
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**Browsed by county/state or country and find (example: [[Pennsylvania]]).  
 
**Clicked on a county/state or country page and this will lead to that page.  
 
**Clicked on a county/state or country page and this will lead to that page.  
 
**Under topics you will find many items to search (example American Indians) and you can then click and search.  
 
**Under topics you will find many items to search (example American Indians) and you can then click and search.  
 
**You may found a list of sources (example [[Indians of Pennsylvania]])  
 
**You may found a list of sources (example [[Indians of Pennsylvania]])  
**Then within these sources the one that you need(example [[Carlisle Indian Industrial School (Pennsylvania)]])
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**Then within these sources the one that you need(example [[Carlisle Indian Industrial School (Pennsylvania)]])
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== Search for Specific  Historical Records or Collections  ==
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:When searching for records we may not know how to find the records we need.. We may not even be aware that they exist.
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*You will want to know as many of the following as possible:
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**Name of the Record/Collection/Topic
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**Location of the Record
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**Time the record covers.
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=== Can you help me?  ===
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:Looking for&nbsp; answers to my Family History Questions I came to the Wiki and&nbsp; ask "Can the Wiki help me?"
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*By going to wiki and following step by step we can often found sources that help.
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*First go the [[Main Page]]
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**Browsed by [[Browse by Country|county/state or country]] and find (example [[Pennsylvania]]). Browse by [[https://www.familysearch.org/learn/wiki/en/Category:Contents|topic]] (example [[Carlisle Indian Industrial School (Pennsylvania)]])
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**Clicked on a county/state or country page or topic page and this will lead to that page.
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** You may find under a topics on the right side of the page with many items to search (example American Indians) and you can then click and search.
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**There you may found a list of sources (example [[Indians of Pennsylvania]])
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**Then within these sources the one that you need (example [[Carlisle Indian Industrial School (Pennsylvania)]])

Revision as of 15:38, 20 April 2012

First try

Carlisle Indian School Records

When searching for records many records do not come to mind. We may not even be aware that they exist. Here is how one case went.

Can you help me?

Looking for  answers to my Family History Questions I came to the Wiki and  ask "Can you help me?"


2nd try

Carlisle Indian School Records

When searching for records many records do not come to mind. We may not even be aware that they exist. Here is how one case went.

Can you help me?

Looking for  answers to my Family History Questions I came to the Wiki and  ask "Can the Wiki help me?"
  • By going to wiki and following step by step we can often found sources that help.


3rd try

Search for Specific Historical Records or Collections

When searching for records we may not know how to find the records we need.. We may not even be aware that they exist.
  • You will want to know as many of the following as possible:
    • Name of the Record/Collection/Topic
    • Location of the Record
    • Time the record covers.

Can you help me?

Looking for  answers to my Family History Questions I came to the Wiki and  ask "Can the Wiki help me?"
  • By going to wiki and following step by step we can often found sources that help.