Archives for August, 2011

Naturalization Records Are Where It’s At


I love, Love, LOVE Naturalization records!  They are one of my favorite set of documents to use for genealogy research. Besides listing the birth date and place of a person, they often contain the exact date of immigration and the name of the ship (making my research into passenger lists SO much easier). Frequently, spouses are [...]

Did You Help Key These Records?


It’s been a busy couple of weeks.  I was in Washington D.C. all last week for the International Jewish Genealogy Conference.  I did seven presentations throughout the week and managed to mention you (our great community) and the Ancestry World Archives Project in most of them.  Also, the director of the United States Holocaust Memorial [...]

Calling All U.S. History Buffs…


Today we published two new projects to be keyed – California, History of the Bench and Bar of Southern California, 1909 & U.S., Women of the West, 1928.  These are both pretty small projects so make sure to grab a few image sets quickly!

World Memory Project Update


It’s a big week for the World Memory Project and the for the Ancestry World Archives Project community.  We published three new projects to key.  We released a new project to search.  And, we are getting ready for a busy week at the IAJGS conference in Washington D.C.  Keep reading for all of the latest [...]