US (Community Project), Idaho, Eastport—Arrival Manifests, 1924–1956

How to Index an Arrival Manifest

For the sample image above, the fields would indexed as follows:

  1. Event Year: 1935
  2. Surname: Mills
  3. Given Names: James E L
  4. Place of Birth or Nationality: Leeds England
  5. Age: 53 (The months would not be indexed.)
  6. Gender: M

Note that if information was given for both the place of birth and the nationality, you should index the information for the place of birth, not the nationality.