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Boolean Operators

Boolean operators or connectors can be used to improve your search results. When using either the simple or advanced search, you can use either AND, OR, or NOT. You can also group them together.

You can also group search terms together to create more complex searches by using parentheses.

This search ... ... would find ... these results.
Carrollton and cotton or mill records with Carrollton and cotton or records with mill [View results of sample search]
Carrollton and (cotton or mill) records with Carrollton and cotton or records with Carrollton and mill [View results of sample search]