Archives for July, 2010

New projects!


Yesterday we launched three new projects, Consular Reports of Marriages  (these records record marriages abroad that were reported to the U.S. consulates), California, San Diego County Burial Permits and California, San Diego Mortuary Records.  All three projects are pretty straight forward and easy to key and have a mix of typed and handwritten records - so if you’re looking for [...]

Now here… The World Archives Wiki


I have mentioned in passing a few times my desire for a wiki that we could use for our Project Pages and help articles and my wishes are finally being granted!  Over the next few days we will be implementing the beta version of our wiki  so instead of being led to the project pages you will soon [...]

New Projects!


Wow! Yesterday we released two new projects that I am very excited about, the Langenstein Zwieberge Concentration Camp Inmate Cards and Index of Jews Whose German Nationality was Annulled by Nazi Regime.  The records in each are historically and emotionally compelling.  The cards in the Langenstein Zwieberge Concentration Camp Inmate Cards collection are somewhat difficult to [...]

Time Flies


And let me tell you – we are sure having fun!  The national holidays in both the United States and Canada this past week kept most of us here at Ancestry.com out of the office and out and about with our families.  And now, those of us on the Ancestry World Archives team are only [...]