Archives for March, 2010

What’s Happening Around Here?


It’s been a while since you’ve heard from us.  But, we’ve been busy cooking up some exciting things for you in the coming weeks and months. FIRST UP – we published two new collections to you for keying yesterday. Seaman’s Protection Certificates contain proof of citizenship used by seamen to apply for protection certificates at [...]

Are You Keying RIGHT NOW?


Today (Thursday, March 11th) from 1:00 to 4:00 pm (Mountain Time) we will be holding our 2nd ever Virtual Keying Party. If you are keying right now here’s what you need to do to participate: Don’t have a Twitter account? Go to http://twitter.com and sign up for FREE. Once you have that setup go to [...]

New Projects! Connecticut and PA & ME Naturalization Indexes, U.S. Historic Postcards


Wow!  It has been an exciting day today.  This morning we released four new projects, Connecticut Naturalization Indexes, 1851-1992, Pennsylvania and Maine Naturalization Indexes, 1795-1955, U.S. Historic Postcards (Batch 5), and U.S. Historic Postcards (Batch 6).  Many of you will be excited to see more Naturalization Indexes coming out as these records are quick and easy [...]

Updated Military Posts Projects


We currently have seven military post projects being keyed covering the following states and areas: Alaska, California, Colorado, Connecticut, Hawaii, Idaho, Illinois, Indiana, Kansas, Mexican Border, Michigan, Nebraska, New Jersey, New Mexico, North Carolina, Oklahoma, Rhode Island, South Carolina, Texas, Utah, Virginia, and West Virginia.  Due to your feedback regarding the difficulty of these projects we [...]

Lots Happening In March


Here we are already a week into March. I can’t believe how quickly time goes. Frequently, as I’m keying or doing genealogy research I wonder if our ancestors felt the same. Or, did a slower time truly mean slower time. Part of the reason time moves so quickly for me, I think, is because there [...]

New Project! MD & VA Naturalization Originals


Earlier this week we released the U.S. Naturalization Records – Original Documents, 1795-1972, aka Maryland and Virginia Naturalization Originals.   This project is similar to the other Naturalization Originals and is rich with information about the applicant and their family – including birth date and location, marriage information and children – so these records are a great find [...]