Producing a Quality Family History

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Ancestry Publishing, 1996 - Reference - 278 pages
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For anyone looking to create a useful, lasting history of your family: This is a book that should adorn the library or bookshelves of all genealogists! Whether you're an amateur or professional, chances are the ultimate goal of your research is to produce a quality family history. Producing A Quality Family History, by Patricia Law Hatcher, guides you through the steps required to create an attractive--and functional--family history report. Learn how to organize your work, how to write the narrative, choose type faces, grammar styles, and punctuation. You'll also see how to create useful bibliographies and discover ways to incorporate photos and illustrations effectively plus much, much more!
 

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Contents

Publishing Family History in the
1
You Must Have Style
31
Writing
49
Book Design
75
Organizing and Presenting Family Information
105
Turning Paper into People
137
Illustrations Charts and Photographs
151
Opening the Door to Your Book
165
Developing an Editorial Eye
181
Preparing CameraReady Art
197
Options from Technology
227
Resources
249
Index
263
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About the author (1996)

Hatcher is a professional genealogist specializing in problem solving. She is a Certified Genealogist, certified by the Board for Certification of Genealogist.

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