Archives for February, 2011

You Don’t Have To Know Polish


We published another new project for keying last night.  It is the Poland, Jews Displaced from Biała Podlaska to Miedzyrzecz Podlaski, 1942.  These are heart-wrenching records of entire families being forcibly moved from one location to another.  (You can read more about this community here.) If you want to contribute to keying these particular records, [...]

The Week In Review


It’s been a busy few weeks around here. I spent Thursday, Friday and Saturday of last week at the RootsTech conference in Salt Lake City.  Amazing things are happening in the genealogy industry.  It’s exciting to be a part of it all.  And, I love working in the Ancestry.com booth.  With over 3,000 people in [...]

Two New Projects


We published two new projects for keying last night.  They are both pretty compelling looks into two really unique periods of history. The first, United States African American Newspapers , 1823-1915, is a collection of 200 different newspapers.  We will be creating an “every name” index to these newspapers.  This will require reading each article [...]