Projects of the AFT Group

Group Codes

1FI Find Information

2EN Enter Information

3RC Reconcile Information

5 AD Administration 

6WD Website & Database

7TV Training & Volunteers
9MS Marketing & Social Media

 

 

 

 

CodeStatusProject NameTaskEstimated TimeSkillsVolunteers
1FIin progress004 Find original certificates for birth, death and marriage, EuropeFind original certificates for birth, death and marriage in European databases360 hoursGerman Handwriting,
High Research Skills
Cathy
1FIin progress005 Find original certificates for birth, death and marriage, USAFind original certificates for birth, death and marriage in US databases180 hoursEnglish Handwriting,
High Research Skills
Cathy
1FIpending003 Find and enter Iowa obituaries into databaseWe can find a lot of newer Amana related obituaries on the different Iowa county websites of the IAGenWeb Project. Most of them are from about 2005 and later. Go through our database, find those obituaries and enter them.60 hoursEnglish
Medium Research Skills
1FIpending008 Extract information from Hoehnle publicationsThe magister thesis, the dissertation and other publications of Peter Hoehnle contain a lot of biographical and important background information. Read the publications and enter relevant information into database.180 hoursMedium Research Skills
1FIpending015 Extract information from unprinted volumes of Inspirations HistorieThe Amana museum has 5 binders of mostly typed scripts of the History which never made it into print. They cover the years 1924 to 1936 (?). Read and enter the information into AFT-database.180 hourssome German Handwriting,
German Typoscript
High Research Skills
1FIpending017 Collect information from the Amana Bulletin and enter it into databaseThe museum has a collection of all bulletins. Some (or all?) are visible online, behind a pay wall.360 hoursEnglish & German Print
2ENpending002 Enter list of members who left EEEnter all individuals from S281 "Verzeichnis der von der Gemeinde der wahren Inspiration zu Eben Ezer N.Y. abgegangenen Glieder" into database60 hoursGerman Handwriting,
Low Research Skills
Lothar
2ENpending006 Enter original certificates for birth, death and marriageEnter the results of projects 004 and 005 into AFT-database540 hoursGerman & English Handwriting,
High Research Skills
Lothar
3RCin progress001 Enter open Individuals from Inspirationists' ArrivalsThere are a few individuals who are listed in "Rehfuss, Inspirationists' Arrivals 1828-1928" but are NOT mentioned in "Schuhmacher/Koch". Find these people in the Arrival List and enter them into the website. Many of them can be found in S28 "List of the Members who left the EE Community of True Inspiration"30 hoursEnglish Print,
Low Research Skills
Jerry, Ann
3RCpending009 Reconcile lists of individuals buried in Amana cemeteries with AFT databaseThere are more individuals buried in the Amana cemeteries than we have in our database. Go through the data on IAGenWeb and on the AHS site and compare with AFT-database. Research and enter missing individuals.180 hoursMedium Research Skills
3RCpending010 Reconcile 2 Death Registers with AFT databaseThere are 2 Death Registers (1962-1976; 1977-1999) which have to be checked against the AFT-database30 hoursLow research Skills,
English Handwriting
3RCpending011 Reconcile Death Register (1909-1936) with AFT databaseReconcile Death Register S1001 with AFT database30 hoursLow research Skills,
English Handwriting
3RCpending012 Reconcile Death Register (1937-1961 ) with AFT databaseReconcile Death Register S1002 with AFT database60 hoursLow research Skills,
German Handwriting
3RCpending013 Reconcile Death Register (1863-1908) with AFT databaseReconcile Death Register S1007 with AFT database120 hoursLow research Skills,
German and English Handwriting
3RCpending014 Reconcile Register (1856-1902) with AFT databaseReconcile Register S1006 (birth, death, marriage) with AFT-database120 hoursLow research Skills,
German Handwriting
6WDpending018 Write a AFT-user guide Write and publish aAFT-user guide on the website120 hoursLothar
6WDpending019 Find a second AFT-administratorThe group needs a second administrator who has to be trained until summer 2021 120 hours
6WDpending007 Integrate AFT database with the Past Perfect System at AHSThis is a major project which would allow to store birth, death and other certificates and documents belonging to AFT individuals as jpgs in the AHS system180 hoursDatabase Skills
7TVpending021 Training of volunteersWe have to train the volunteers for their specific jobs.Lothar
7TVpending020 Find volunteers with specific skillsWe have to find volunteers with specific skills like German language, database management, genealogical research, WordPress, TNG