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U.S. Yearbooks Collection Gets Major Upgrade/New Photo Sweepstakes on Facebook

Posted on August 24, 2011 in Ancestry.com Site

Ancestry.com has just announced a massive expansion of the world’s most extensive searchable collection of U.S. school yearbooks available online. It now totals over 35,000 and carries 155 million records encompassing the years 1884 to 2009. The U.S. Yearbook Collection includes close to seven million images from thousands of U.S. high schools, junior highs, academies,… Read more

Ancestry.com presents Family History Live Chat on Twitter – July 28th 8pm ET

Posted on July 27, 2011 in Ancestry.com Site

Join Family History Expert Juliana Smith this Thursday evening as she Answers Your Questions in our First Ever Live Chat on Twitter! Have you always wanted to ask a family history expert a question about your own genealogy research? Now’s your chance! Join family history expert Juliana Smith in Ancestry.com’s first ever Live Chat on Twitter! Using TweetChat, Juliana will answer questions about how… Read more

Who Do You Think You Are? Encore Presentations begin Saturday night!

Posted on July 15, 2011 in Ancestry.com Site

If you missed any of the intriguing and emotional episodes from Season 2 of Who Do You Think You Are? then you’ll have a second chance to enjoy the journeys of America’s favorite celebrities starting this weekend. Throughout the summer, NBC will begin airing encores of the eight original episodes from earlier this year and… Read more

4th Of July Photo Contest

Posted on July 11, 2011 in Ancestry.com Site

Ancestry.com has launched a photo contest in search of the best 4th of July family photo from this year’s celebrations or years past. Participants are invited to enter the 4th of July photo contest through Ancestry.com’s Facebook page – just click the “Contests” tab – or follow this link: http://www.facebook.com/Ancestry.com?sk=app_95936962634 Be sure to submit your… Read more