Given HistoryLink's association with Paul Dorpat, the late Walt Crowley,
Peter Bagge, and others, I would think it is clearly "high quality". And
things like the name of the first mayor ought to be entirely
uncontroversial; it's almost unimaginable that a reasonably
contemporaneous book would get it wrong.
On 5/11/2017 8:16 AM, SounderBruce wrote:
I've been working on the FAC for Arlington, Washington
for a few days now, and hit a bit of a roadblock in its source review.
Specifically, the "high quality" sources clause from the FA criteria. I'm
struggling to justify the use of HistoryLink as a "high quality" source, as
well as early 20th century books that are used to cite specific details of
the city's history (the name and occupation of its first mayor, the founder
of Haller City, etc.).
This is my first real attempt at a FAC, so I'm a bit nervous about how to