Craig R. Scott is doing some fantastic short subject videos that are sure to get you into the hunt. His YouTube channel is located here https://youtu.be/-1ZMuN9JOHo #genealogy
This is an abstract — GET THE ORIGINAL. Why? Possible human error and additional info. Source: “Iowa, Delayed Birth Records, 1850-1939”, database without images, Frances Irene Goering, 1905, FamilySearch (https://www.familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:Q24X-WMWK : viewed 28 May 2022). THIS IS THE ORIGINAL Note new information:
The National Archives estimates “Between 1892 and 1924, ten percent or more of arriving immigrants were detained every day for a BSI [Board of Special Inquiry] hearing.”
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. Checking in as a researcher requires going through metal detection screening and presenting one’s NARA Researcher card at the sign-in desk. My camera was inspected, and a new Equipment Receipt was issued to permit my carrying it further into the facility. These expire every 90 days, and it was time for this one to be renewed.
My grandson just returned from a 2-year church mission to the tiny country of Cape Verde located about 400 miles off the west coast of Africa. The folks at FamilySearch have a Wiki page chock full of advice for genealogists that can be translated into a veritable plethora of languages. (It defaults to English since…