Comments on: U.S. Content Update: Ancestry now digitizing onsite at NARA http://blogs.ancestry.com/ancestry/2008/06/27/ancestry-now-digitizing-on-site-at-nara/?utm_source=rss&utm_medium=rss&utm_campaign=ancestry-now-digitizing-on-site-at-nara The official blog of Ancestry Sat, 04 Jul 2015 09:10:18 +0000 hourly 1 http://wordpress.org/?v=3.5.2 By: Carolynhttp://blogs.ancestry.com/ancestry/2008/06/27/ancestry-now-digitizing-on-site-at-nara/#comment-31572 Carolyn Sat, 31 Jan 2009 13:57:24 +0000 http://blogs.ancestry.com/ancestry/2008/06/27/ancestry-now-digitizing-on-site-at-nara/#comment-31572 I agree with Michael there. It looks like Footnote is attempting this too. It would be great tot upload all we have to share and have them indexed. Not just the tags, but the content. We all have tons of material, probate records, deeds, everything under the sun that could be indexed accd. to name, location, etc. Thanks!

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By: Chris Lydiksenhttp://blogs.ancestry.com/ancestry/2008/06/27/ancestry-now-digitizing-on-site-at-nara/#comment-18687 Chris Lydiksen Tue, 02 Sep 2008 05:13:30 +0000 http://blogs.ancestry.com/ancestry/2008/06/27/ancestry-now-digitizing-on-site-at-nara/#comment-18687 3) Jaems, all of the U.S. censuses will be improved in accordance with our recent agreement with FamilySearch.

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By: Darrell Wesleyhttp://blogs.ancestry.com/ancestry/2008/06/27/ancestry-now-digitizing-on-site-at-nara/#comment-17292 Darrell Wesley Tue, 19 Aug 2008 22:33:55 +0000 http://blogs.ancestry.com/ancestry/2008/06/27/ancestry-now-digitizing-on-site-at-nara/#comment-17292 Is there any intention to film the complete Civil War Pension Files not just the index cards?

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By: Michael Flynnhttp://blogs.ancestry.com/ancestry/2008/06/27/ancestry-now-digitizing-on-site-at-nara/#comment-16582 Michael Flynn Thu, 07 Aug 2008 09:38:29 +0000 http://blogs.ancestry.com/ancestry/2008/06/27/ancestry-now-digitizing-on-site-at-nara/#comment-16582 Some people upload scanned documents as pictures, but it would be useful to have a category of scanned document storage that incldes indexing the data on the document so others can search on it.

I would like to be able to scan all my source documents to archive them online and be able to cite them as sources.

Vital recorda on living people could have the same privacy restrictions as the tree that uploaded them.

If one of those documents is relevant to a future search, it should come up as a hit.

I expect there are hobbyists who would enjoy uploading indexed pictures of headstones, and other things.

If this feature becomes popular, it could become a significant soutce of archived, searchable documents and would be a way for individuals to preserve documents in their posession.

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By: Kevin Lhttp://blogs.ancestry.com/ancestry/2008/06/27/ancestry-now-digitizing-on-site-at-nara/#comment-15215 Kevin L Thu, 17 Jul 2008 21:29:25 +0000 http://blogs.ancestry.com/ancestry/2008/06/27/ancestry-now-digitizing-on-site-at-nara/#comment-15215 Hope to see big things from this relationship. Footnote gets really nice quality scans so I hope you get the same.

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By: Eunita Mapleshttp://blogs.ancestry.com/ancestry/2008/06/27/ancestry-now-digitizing-on-site-at-nara/#comment-15020 Eunita Maples Mon, 14 Jul 2008 22:32:10 +0000 http://blogs.ancestry.com/ancestry/2008/06/27/ancestry-now-digitizing-on-site-at-nara/#comment-15020 Would like to find out some information Lydon B. Johnson, Lady Bird her madan name was Taylor. To see if she related to me? And information on johnny Cash, his grandmother was a Taylor. Looking for more information.

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By: Jaems Robertsonhttp://blogs.ancestry.com/ancestry/2008/06/27/ancestry-now-digitizing-on-site-at-nara/#comment-14911 Jaems Robertson Sun, 13 Jul 2008 02:24:59 +0000 http://blogs.ancestry.com/ancestry/2008/06/27/ancestry-now-digitizing-on-site-at-nara/#comment-14911 I have found numerous errors in you indexing to the census records. People at the National Archives confirm that they hear that quite a bit.

I understand this is a human process but index books for the old census records have been available for years. I found cases where they were more accurate that your online search.

I also like the interface of Ancestrylibrary better than Ancestry.com.

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By: Netzbandhttp://blogs.ancestry.com/ancestry/2008/06/27/ancestry-now-digitizing-on-site-at-nara/#comment-14490 Netzband Mon, 07 Jul 2008 19:49:46 +0000 http://blogs.ancestry.com/ancestry/2008/06/27/ancestry-now-digitizing-on-site-at-nara/#comment-14490 Are you doing this back in a private place or in the second floor research room? The reason I ask is because I was there recently and noticed four people at a table next to me, all with scanners, busy digitizing whole boxes of records. Of course, I could have asked, but I became suddenly shy. I thought–either Footnote or Ancestry–maybe. Anyway, I think it’s great.

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By: Tim Agaziohttp://blogs.ancestry.com/ancestry/2008/06/27/ancestry-now-digitizing-on-site-at-nara/#comment-14201 Tim Agazio Thu, 03 Jul 2008 21:40:53 +0000 http://blogs.ancestry.com/ancestry/2008/06/27/ancestry-now-digitizing-on-site-at-nara/#comment-14201 This is good news…I’ve always wondered, however…how do you choose which collections from NARA to digitize? The two you mentioned in the post sound good, but a little obscure and will probably only be useful to a narrow group of researchers.

Tim Agazio

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