Monthly Archives: June 2012

1940 Census Indexing Update

Thanks to more than 137,000 volunteers, the 1940 census is seventy-five percent indexed, months ahead of schedule! Volunteers have indexed over 105 million names, and twenty-nine states and territories are searchable online.1 Now the 1940 Census Community Project has announced a challenge–can indexers achieve a Five Million Record Day...

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Catching up

Where have I been since March? Well, I taught two Genealogy 101 classes (with slightly different curricula), spoke at six genealogical society meetings, and co-chaired a conference attended by nearly 200 people. Whew! Now I’m a little more than halfway through an odyssey combining business and pleasure. It started...

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