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Profile Search Fields

You can perform a Profile Search in AABD using the following fields:

Name

From the Profile Search page, you can use the Name field to search for a person's name. To enter terms into the search box:

When searching in the Name field, you can use truncation to retrieve records containing variations on a name. If you choose to search for more than one term, you can also combine them using Boolean and proximity searching.

State/Country

From the Profile Search page, you can use the State/Country field to search for any state or country indexed as a place of birth. To enter items into the search box:

When searching in the State/Country field, you can use truncation to retrieve states or countries which are similar or variant. If you choose to search for more than one term, you can also combine them using Boolean and proximity searching.

City/County

From the Profile Search page, you can use the City/County field to search for any city or county indexed as a place of birth. To enter items into the search box:

 

Occupation

You can limit a Profile Search to search for those who held specific occupations. For an explanation of the occupation headings, see Categories of Occupation. A multi-select box allows you to browse a list of all occupations in AABD. If you do not select an occupation, AABD will automatically search all occupations. You can select occupations in two ways:

Religion

You can limit a Profile Search to search for those who held specific religions. A multi-select box allows you to browse a list of all religions in AABD. If you do not select a religion, AABD will automatically search all religions. You can select religions in two ways:

Source

From the Profile Search page, you can use the Source field to search for profiles found in a specific source or sources. To enter items into the search box:

Date of Birth

You can limit a Profile Search to search for persons born within a certain time period.

The Date of Birth field can be searched in two ways:

Date of Death

You can limit a Profile Search to search for persons who died within a certain time period.

The Date of Death field can be searched in two ways:

Gender

You can limit a Profile Search to search for females or males only. If no gender is selected, AABD will automatically search for both females and males:


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