Return to the Trails of Hope homepage
CONTENTdm, the search software used in Trails of Hope, frequently opens new windows to display images or text. To return to the homepage, simply close or minimize the current window. Some use of the "Back" button may be necessary in the original window.
Go back to the previous page
In Netscape: Select <View, Show, Navigation Toolbar> This will display a "Back" button.
In Internet Explorer: Select <View, Toolbars, Standard Buttons> This will display a "Back" button.
If the window does not appear with a "Back" button, it was probably opened by CONTENTdm. To return to the previous page, close or minimize the window.
"When I click on a link, nothing happens."
CONTENTdm, the search software used in Trails of Hope, frequently opens new windows to display images or text. If one display window is open, CONTENTdm will display all other documents in this window. To view the correct link, look for windows already opened by CONTENTdm.
Additional information within CONTENTdm
In browsing the diaries, additional information is available by clicking on the links at the bottom of the page displaying the diary image. "Show page description" and "Show image and page text side by side" will provide further metadata and transcriptions of page text. The diary transcripts viewed side by side with the images do not preserve the original line lengths. To view the original format, use the PDF text files (see below).
Viewing PDF files
The text of the diaries is also prepared in PDF format. Adobe Acrobat is required to read these files. Acrobat is available for free download.