||Historical Essay and Personal Recollection - Length must not exceed 1500 words 1. Adherence to theme 2. Writing style-(interesting reading) 3. Accomplishments or purpose 4. Accuracy of information 5. Docunentation Short Story - Length must not exceed 3000 words 1. Message of story 2. Plot development 3. Characters and their presentation 4. Writing style 5. Docunentation Anecdote - Length must not exceed 300 words 1. Accuracy of information 2. Clarity of presentation 3. Writing style 4. Documentation Contestants are encouraged to take all reasonable care to submit their writings in conformance with modern rules of Eng-lish sentence structure and punctuation. However, documented historical information is of major importance. Married women are asked to state their maiden name so they can be more readily identified. E.g. Lilian Hansen Fox. Entrants are requested to give their complete addresses so that writers may communicate with each other more readily.