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Scrape images from genealogy website
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  • Posted: Sat, Feb 09, 2013
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I need someone to write a custom script to scrape down thousands of images for me from familysearch.org, for the town of Sersale.

  [obscured]  /search/image/index#uri=https%3A%2F%2Ffamilysearch.org%2Frecords%2Fwaypoint%2FM9M6-Y3W%3A641145248%3Fcc%3D2043789

I would like to set up a dropbox folder and have the images automatically populate that dropbox folder.

I would like to be able to re-use the script and customize it in the future.

Prefer Python or Ruby - I am comfortable with libraries like selenium but in no way an expert, and thus I'd prefer the code to be well documented.

I will have several follow-on jobs for the individual if this goes well!
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Added 9 FEB 2013, 20:06 PM EST
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1. I need to run this on a Mac - again, preferably in Python.

2. The images build dynamically; I need the solution to wait until they are fully loaded. I would prefer a very high image resolution (something like 1920 x 1080); I don't know if the...

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Desired Skills
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