Archives for August, 2008

Nebraska Census Images


Yikes!  Those 1885 Nebraska Census images are really difficult to read!  Thank you for your feedback.  Based on your suggestions, we’re going to take them back in-house and see if we can improve the images before we bring them back online.  In the meantime, we’re adding new projects such as Alabama State Census, the Andrews Collection, [...]

Some Ancestry World Archives Project milestones


We just wanted to share with you some of the Ancestry World Archives Project milestones reached through your efforts so far: Already we have over 1,000 active keyers More than 200,000 records have been indexed Our top keyer has indexed over 28,500 records The Wisconsin mortality records project is more than 60% complete and on [...]

Welcome to the Ancestry World Archives Project


Welcome to the Ancestry World Archives Project! We have created the World Archives Project so individuals everywhere can collaborate in an effort to preserve more of the world’s historical records. This initiative will give genealogists the opportunity to network and share resources with one another, key records that are important to them and that might [...]