Thanks for the responses. I think I'll stand my
ground a bit, and make a
trip down to the local library to see if there even are suitable "modern"
references covering that era and could be used instead.
On Thu, May 11, 2017 at 8:39 AM, Joe Mabel <jmabel(a)speakeasy.net> wrote:
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,
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
of Haller City, etc.).
This is my first real attempt at a FAC, so I'm a bit nervous about how to
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