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From: eileen swanberg <>
Subject: Re: [BKLYN] FREE search old news at Fulton?
Date: Thu, 15 Dec 2011 12:11:39 -0800 (PST)
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In-Reply-To: <d27c.2bcddc33.3c1ba435@aol.com>


Somewhere, someone recommended using "fuzzy search" rather than "exact phrase" and I have been fairly lucky with that.
Eileen


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>Subject: [BKLYN] FREE search old news at Fulton?
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>Hello Jack Langton & Friends,
>
>Would some kind reader please suggest a better way to utilize Fulton
>Postcards?
>
>You can make a grown woman blush and flutter her fan, Jack Langton. (Oh
>Prissy, take down those velvet drapes.) LOL  If ever I need a campaign or fan
>club manager , you are definitely the man!
>
>Old Fulton NY Postcards = http://fultonhistory.com/Fulton.html  was kept in
>my pocket for three years. Once released to the Roostweb community, it's
>been like genie seekers gone wild. 
>
>Old Fulton is the crème de la crème for free newspaper searchings and has
>more issues of the Brooklyn Eagle than the direct access site to the BE.
>
>Using it? I just type in a name or address and click on "exact phrase,"
>which is not efficient enough, as I open every "hit"  within my time frame.
>
>Who can give us some tips for using Fulton Post Cards?
>
>Best O' Luck to all,
>Barb
>Metro NYC Researcher 
>
>NOTES OF IMPORTANCE>
>In this season of giving, two major FREE and beneficial online sites need a
>little something in their stockings this year.
>
>  l) Fulton Postcards  (Imagine paying for those free Obits?)
>    This is essentially a one-man show by Tom TRYNISKI.
>      http://fultonhistory.com/Donation%20paypal.html 
>
>2) Wikipedia.com, FREE multiple language encyclopedia with researcher   
>submitted articles. Fess up. How many trips to the library did this save you?
http://tinyurl.com/cog5odz
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>   
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> writes:
>Reply: Hi Barb,    And a very  good batting order it is, too. Regarding
>Fulton Postcards, it's a great site all  right,  but somehow I think I'm
>not
>getting it's full potential, though  I've read all the ground rules. If I
>might ask, do you find one search method  better than another, or one New
>York
>newspaper better than the others for  certain searches? Hope I'm making
>some
>sense here.
>
>    Jack Langton
>==========================
>IRISH Homelands
>
>
>> writes:
>>
>> Katie  made a great point. As for me, this is the order I follow:
>>
>> l) Emigrant  Savings Bank via Ancestry
>> 2)  Obituaries----http://fultonhistory.com/Fulton.html (includes Bkln 
>> Eagle],
>> Historical NYT
>> Genealogy Bank ($)
>> Legacy.com (since 1977)
>>
>> 3) Burials/Headstones...findagrave.com  (international) 
>>
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