User-uploaded content to Ancestry family trees

 
 
 
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User-uploaded content to Ancestry family trees

I'm attempting to cite a newspaper clipping that was uploaded as an image to an Ancestry family tree. I've tried to combine the citation for a newspaper clipping (EE 3.36) with some of the good ideas I've seen on other threads on these forums about citing Ancestry family trees (https://www.evidenceexplained.com/content/re-citation-ancestry-family-trees-actually-i-think-theyre-unprovenhttps://www.evidenceexplained.com/content/ancestrycom-public-member-photographs), to come up with the following:

Ruel McDaniel, "Panama is Producing First Irrigated Rice," undated clipping, prob. ca. 1960, from unidentified newspaper; uploaded 5 May 2011 by Heath Payne, to "Tripp Payne Family Tree," Ancestry.com (https://www.ancestry.com/family-tree/person/tree/22886583/person/1319200803 : accessed 20 January 2018), "Charles Elmer Payne Jr." entry.

I feel like there's still something missing, so I'd love any feedback or suggestions. Thanks!

lauconn
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So I already noticed something that was missing, which was the image title:

Ruel McDaniel, "Panama is Producing First Irrigated Rice," undated clipping, prob. ca. 1960, from unidentified newspaper; uploaded as "Grandpa Payne Panama," 5 May 2011 by Heath Payne, to "Tripp Payne Family Tree," Ancestry.com (https://www.ancestry.com/family-tree/person/tree/22886583/person/1319200803 : accessed 20 January 2018), "Charles Elmer Payne Jr." entry.

-Laura Connors

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Laura, you've done well. The only suggestion we might make is in that last phrase. You could more clearly identify the material by identifying it as, say:

profile for "Charles Elmer Payne Jr." 

The term entry is more appropriate when a database or record book delivers an index entry or a single abstract of a record, as with a census or a line from a ship register.

The Editor

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Ah, that totally makes sense, thanks!

-Laura Connors