US, Michigan—Port of Detroit Manifests, 1906–1954

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Skill Level: Beginning

  • This project is recommended for new volunteers who are still becoming familiar with the indexing process and system.

Description of This Project

  • All records are manifests typed or handwritten on 3-by-5-inch-cards.
  • Various formats were used for the cards
  • Each batch includes up to 15 images.
  • Each image includes just one manifest card, though sometimes an image will show both the front and back of the card, and occasionally an image will show the front of two or three cards.
  • Information will be indexed from the front of the card only.

Additional Information

How to Help with This Project

  • If you have not already done so, you must register as an indexing volunteer. To register and download and install the indexing program, click here for the indexing home page. Click on Get Started, and follow the instructions on the page.
  • After you register, click the Begin Indexing link on the indexing home page, and sign in to the indexing program with your user name and password. Then click the Download Batch button, and select this project name from the list. To see the project name on the list, you may need to select Show all projects at the top of the Download Batch window.