Archives for September, 2010

New Keying Projects; our Fourth and Fifth Runners Up


September has been a busy month for new additions to the download list – 2 Easy and 5 Average projects have joined our available projects.   With so many projects to choose from I hope everyone has found a project they are enjoying! The fourth place finisher was England, Register of Duties Paid for Apprentices’ Indentures, [...]

Have you seen our latest additions?


This week has been a busy one… Late Wednesday night we had a new addition to the online Dashboard - a Launch button!  Click here to read more. And earliery today we sent out the September Edition of the newsletter.  I hope the Tips and Tricks will help you as you key this weekend. Happy keying!

The #3 Voted for Project is ready to be keyed!


Yesterday we released the Subject Index to Correspondence and Case Files of the Immigration and Naturalization Service, 1903-1952  project.  These records are index cards which detail the movement of persons to and from the U.S.A. – many of the records I have keyed are telling about Germans going back to Germany (“an enemy country”) after the war [...]

Projects…Projects…Projects


It has been a busy week here. A new project published to you for keying. Two completed projects released to the site with an index created by you, our wonderful community.   UK, Prison Hulk Registers and Letter Books (1802-1849) We originally published this 196,000+ record collection to the community on February 17th for keying. [...]

Tell Us What You Think


This week Darla, Anna and I spent quite a bit of time sorting through all of the great information we collected as we traveled from conference to conference over the last several months. We met many of you.  We also met with leadership from several genealogy societies here in the United States. (You may not [...]

New projects all around…


Yesterday we released the New Mexico Territorial Census, 1885 to be keyed.  (This collection came second in voting for the World Record Challenge.)  This project is rated as average mainly due to the quality of the images - although many of the images are pretty clear there are some that are darker and you’ll want to use [...]

New Projects! Crisp’s Marriage Indexes and NSW, Returns of the Colony


Congratulations!  I hope you’re all having fun keying the London, England, Crisp’s Marriage Licences Index.  The records I’ve keyed have beautiful handwriting, as I hope they all do (they have been very easy to key).  Many of the pages have not survived as well as the ink though so you will likely see some torn or [...]

And The Winner Is…


Each. And. Every. One. Of. You. As our World Record Challenge comes to an end I am thrilled to announce that over 4800 of you keyed and arbitrated a grand total of 7,552,275 records in the past 90 days. We knew when we asked you to key 8 million records this summer that it would [...]