WorldRecordChallenge Archive

Two Weeks In


Here we are two weeks in to our World Record Challenge and there are some pretty fun things happening around here. Anna and I spent this past weekend in Los Angeles at the Southern California Genealogy Jamboree.  This huge event (1700 attendees) gave us an opportunity to showcase the Ancestry World Archives Project with several [...]

And The Winner Is…


Well – before I get to that, I just want to say THANK YOU to all of you who have stepped up to participate in the World Record Challenge to key 8 million records this summer.  As of this morning you have already keyed and arbitrated over 772,000 records.  I shouldn’t be so amazed every [...]

Let The Challenge Begin


Join us this summer as we put our hands together to key 8 million records between June 1st and August 31st.  We’re calling it the World Record Challenge. As always, the records you key will be made available to the public for free.  But this summer, your contribution will go even further, as Ancestry.com matches [...]