FamilySearchWiki:WikiProject:Adding Archives, Libraries and Societies Links to Alabama County Pages, Part 1

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Purpose[edit | edit source]

Adding online newspaper resources from the Alabama societies, archives and libraries to Alabama county pages. Because this is a newspaper collection pertaining to the Civil War. It will also be placed with the Civil War Records.

Task List[edit | edit source]

Task List

Training Video[edit | edit source]

Training Video

Sample Pages[edit | edit source]

Autauga County, Alabama Genealogy
Baldwin County, Alabama Genealogy

Project Instructions[edit | edit source]

Part 1: Choose Your County[edit | edit source]

1. Select your county by going to the task list and adding your name to the name column.

2. Go to the county page in the Wiki.

Part 2: Add the Link to the Military Records[edit | edit source]

1. Find the heading "Military" and the subheading "Civil War Records".

2. Check to see if the Alabama Archives link is listed under the newspaper heading. See example below.

3. If it is there, go to step 8. If it is missing, go to Part 3.

4. You will need to add a new heading below the links under "Civil War Records" at the same time as adding the link.

5. Copy and past the code below.

''Additional Resources ''<br>
*[https://digital.archives.alabama.gov/digital/collection/cwnp Alabama Civil War and Reconstruction Newspapers] at [https://digital.archives.alabama.gov/digital/ Alabama Department of Archives and History]

Part 3: Add the Link to the Newspapers[edit | edit source]

1. Find the heading "Newspapers".

2. Check to see if the Alabama Archives link is listed under the newspaper heading. See example below.

3. If it is, go to Part 1. If it is missing, go to the next step.

4. Copy the code below.

*[https://digital.archives.alabama.gov/digital/collection/cwnp Alabama Civil War and Reconstruction Newspapers] at [https://digital.archives.alabama.gov/digital/ Alabama Department of Archives and History]

5. Paste the code under the newspaper heading. If there are any other links in that section, place the link below any collections with dates and in alphabetical order with any collections without dates. See example below.
AL newspapers.PNG

6. Click "show preview" and check your work.

7. Type "added newspaper and military links" into the summary.

8. Click "save changes".

9. Return to the task list and put the date in the date completed column.