Ellis Island lists #hungary


Momteller@...
 

In a message dated 98-11-01 01:09:21 EST, you write:

<< The
> Ellis Island people would like to set up a machine readable index of
> arrivals by simply scanning in capies of the manifests. >>
Jordan,
They are NOT , according to the press release which appeared in the H-SIG
Digest, scanning records--they are TRANSCRIBING THE NAMES. I also heard
this on the news. It sounds like, G-d willing, we will be around to see this
project done.

Susan Stone

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