Archives for September, 2011

AWAP Weekly Update


Monday, September 26th It’s the last week of September. (I’m really not sure how that happened. Where did the month go?) There’s are a lot of things happening around here lately. Lots of projects being keyed and reviewed. New contributors joining our community. Anna is holding small training sessions where you can get personal assistance [...]

Fall 2011 World Record Challenge


It’s time for another World Record Challenge. Join us for the next six and half weeks as we put our hands together to key 4 million records from September 15th through October 31st. As a community, we typically key about 80,000 records a day. But, I think we can do better than that. What do [...]

Georgia Civil War Correspondence


It’s Wednesday!  That means we’ve published a new project for keying.  As part of our on-going commemoration of the 150th anniversary of the start of the American Civil War, our project this week is Georgia, Civil War Correspondence, 1847-1865. Before you start keying, take a look at the project page.  You’ll see that there are [...]

Everyone Has Their Favourites


So we all know that there are typically one or two projects that we prefer to key.  This is definitely the case for a few keyers of the most recent projects that are now available to search.  In the New South Wales, Australia, Returns of the Colony, 1822-1857 project one contributor, from Strathfield, NSW, worked on all [...]