American Samoa, Passports - FamilySearch Historical Records
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American Samoa, Passports, 1919-1924
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|Flag of Territory of American Samoa|
|High Court of American Samoa|
- 1 What is in This Collection?
- 2 What Can These Records Tell Me?
- 3 How Do I Search This Collection?
- 4 What Do I Do Next?
- 5 Citing This Collection
What is in This Collection?[edit | edit source]
This collection passport records from American Samoa of passengers leaving, from 1919 to 1924. The original microfilms are held at the High Court, Pago Pago in American Samoa. Records may be in either English or Samoan. English
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Reading These Records[edit | edit source]
These records are in English and Samoan languages. For help reading the records see Samoa Languages.
What Can These Records Tell Me?[edit | edit source]
The following information may be found in these record:
- Date issued
- Departure date
- Last name of individual for earlier records
- Complete name for later records
How Do I Search This Collection?[edit | edit source]
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- Name of the individual
- Approximate date of the event
Search the Index[edit | edit source]Search by name on the Collection Details Page.
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How Do I Analyze the Results?[edit | edit source]
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What Do I Do Next?[edit | edit source]
I Found the Person I Was Looking For, What Now?[edit | edit source]
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- Analyze the entry to see if it provides additional clues to find other records of the person or their family
I Can’t Find the Person I’m Looking For, What Now?[edit | edit source]
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Research Helps[edit | edit source]
The following articles will help you in your research for your family in Samoa.
Citing This Collection[edit | edit source]
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