Back then, they would write down examples of a word on an index card and mail it to the editors.
In this connection, for each fingerprint card there is prepared an index card.
An index card also should be made for every alias which an individual has used.
Figure 415 shows the front of a suggested type of 3- by 5-inch index card.
According to a scheme suggested by the Royal Statistical Society everyone should be given a number and an index card at his birth.
An index card is then filled in with the name of the subject and the number of the folder, and filed alphabetically.
The "Master" number should also be placed on the index card and all the alias cards of the individual.
With this machine, metal frames the size of an index card are used.
See—adjustable to hold with perfect ease an envelope, an index card, or a strip of paper no wider than a postage stamp.
Figure 416 shows the reverse side of the 3- by 5-inch index card.