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“. . . and departing leave behind us, footprints in the sands of time.” The Psalm of Life by: Henry Wadsworth Longfellow

You and your family are important to the Anderson Genealogical Society. We cordially invite you to participate in the publication of our county heritage book.

  • I.

    Who is eligible to participate?

    • A.

      Current residents of Anderson County.

    • B.

      Former residents of Anderson County.

    • C.

      Those with roots in Anderson County.

  • II.

    How much may I submit, and what is the cost?

    • A.

      Each household is encouraged to submit two 500-word articles on their family ge- nealogy/history and one photo per article. Each word counts as one word, includ- ing a, and, it, for and by. Abbreviations, up to and including 4 letters/numbers or less = one word, five letters/numbers or more = 2 words. Punctuation does not affect this rule.

    • B.

      If your ancestors were in Anderson County by or before 1870, you may sub- mit a 1000 word pioneer genealogy/his- tory and two photos.

    • C.

      Additional words are 10¢ per word. Ex- tra photos are $12.50. Double wide or double deep photos are also $12.50 ad- ditional.

  • III.

    What can I write?

    • A.

      Ancestors.

      • 1.

        Why and when they came to Anderson County.

      • 2.

        Dates and locations of births, mar- riages, deaths and burials.

      • 3.

        Family stories.

    • B.

      Yourself and your family.

      • 1.

        Childhood, school days, special events, occupation, interests.

  • IV.

    Format.

    • A.

      Do not use all caps in the title or body. Upper and lower case letters must be

V.

used. Do not bold anything other than title of article. No italics. Articles will be accepted on good bond paper, double spaced. Submissions on floppy disk or CD are acceptable if they are not write protected. Only one article and photos for that ar- ticle on each floppy or CD. Include a coversheet. Your name, address and telephone num- ber and email address. At the end of the article: Your name, city and state. Sources, short version (i.e.: Wills, cen- sus, court records or names) Word count Photo caption (limited to 10 words or less). Index List on separate sheet of paper. List last name, first, middle, maiden, nickname in “ ”. Photographs. Note: Do not submit original irreplaceable photos! We make very effort to return them, but cannot be responsible for loss or dam- age!

  • A.

    Types and size.

    • 1.

      Glossy photos are best! Black and white are preferred, 35mm color and studio quality prints are acceptable. Prefer .jpg or .tif photos on a floppy or CD (not write protected). Send glossy print also.

    • 2.

      Not acceptable are laser scans, Xerox® copies, negatives or faded Polaroids.

      • 3.

        Photos up to 8” x 10”. All photos will be reduced to one column - 2½” wide x 1¾” high, with cropping as a bust shot. You must pay extra for larger sizes.

    • B.

      Identification.

      • 1.

        Identify photos with address label and phone number on the back. Include stamped, self-addressed envelope large enough for your photos to be mailed, if you wish them returned.

    • C.

      Captions.

      • 1.

        Limited to 10 words or less.

      • 2.

        Type at end of article.

  • VI.

    Topical Articles (Will be used at the book committee’s discretion)

Histories of churches, clubs, organiza- tions, historic buildings, communities, etc.

  • VII.

    Writing assistance.

    • A.

      Contact committee members.

    • B.

      Attend our writing workshops.

  • VIII.

    Restrictions.

    • A.

      No genealogical charts or tabular ma- terial can be used.

    • B.

      Articles cannot harm or embarrass an- other individual.

  • IX.

    Index.

X.

Please help prepare an every name index: List last, first, maiden or middle names. Type on a separate sheet of paper and staple to your story. No email submissions. Sorry!

ORDER FORM

DEADLINE: MAY 1, 2007

PLEASE ENTER MY ORDER FOR:

Name

_______

Copy(ies) ANDERSON COUNTY, SC HERITAGE - 2007 @ $55.00 picked up in Anderson County, SC (includes tax).

_______

Copy(ies) ANDERSON COUNTY, SC HERITAGE - 2007 @ @ $63.00 shipped to lower 48 states (via UPS).

_______

My story is over the 500 FREE WORD limit. Enclosed is $ _____________ for ________ additional words @ 10¢ per word.

QTY.

_______

In addition to my free picture, I want

________ photos printed for $12.50 each.

QTY.

UPS Address

(NO P.O. BOXES, PLEASE)

City

State, Zip

SEND CHECK OR MONEY ORDER TO:

ANDERSON COUNTY HERITAGE BOOK PO Box 74 Anderson, SC 29622-0074

$ ________________

TOTAL AMOUNT ENCLOSED

Enclose self-addressed, stamped envelope for the return of your photographs.

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