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Conflicting information in Field Helps for Birth Country: <br>"If it was abbreviated, and you can determine what the abbreviation stands for, type the complete name instead of the abbreviation." <br>"For example, if a birth location was written as 'Germany—USA,' you would index the Birth Country field as Germany or USA."<br>Shouldn't the example be "Germany or United States of America"?<br>
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<span style="color: #ff0000">(Should have answers early next week)</span> Conflicting information in Field Helps for Birth Country: <br>"If it was abbreviated, and you can determine what the abbreviation stands for, type the complete name instead of the abbreviation." <br>"For example, if a birth location was written as 'Germany—USA,' you would index the Birth Country field as Germany or USA."<br>Shouldn't the example be "Germany or United States of America"?<br>
 
 
  
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I am finding some entries for Country of Birth or Allegiance as U.S.A (Rep. Amer.)&nbsp; How should this be indexed?
 
I am finding some entries for Country of Birth or Allegiance as U.S.A (Rep. Amer.)&nbsp; How should this be indexed?

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(Should have answers early next week) Conflicting information in Field Helps for Birth Country:
"If it was abbreviated, and you can determine what the abbreviation stands for, type the complete name instead of the abbreviation."
"For example, if a birth location was written as 'Germany—USA,' you would index the Birth Country field as Germany or USA."
Shouldn't the example be "Germany or United States of America"?


I am finding some entries for Country of Birth or Allegiance as U.S.A (Rep. Amer.)  How should this be indexed?