Archives for December, 2011

Did you survive the Holidays?


I took a road trip this year and I can’t tell you how nice it was to have review image sets there to keep me distracted for at least a few hours of the trip from Utah to California.  (We drove through the night so it also kept me awake.  And now my review numbers [...]

#6 Voted for project is now waiting to be keyed!


We released the Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, Immigration Records, Special Boards of Inquiry, 1893-1909 this morning.  This project is a little smaller (only 1900 image sets) so if you are at all interested in the history of immigration into the U.S. I suggest keying a few of the image sets just so you can look over the records.  To give [...]

#5 Voted for Project is now Available for Keying!


We just released the Dutchess County, New York, Naturalization Records, 1932-1989 project to be keyed.  Since these records are mostly typed they are easy to read.  (If you need a break from some of the tough UK projects this would be a good project to work on.)  From personal experience I know how valuable naturalization records [...]

The week in review…


The past week has been full of news for the World Archives Project.   We started the week ending the Thanksgiving Weekend Challenge where a good number of our arbitrators and reviewers completed 2794 image sets!  What a great way to end and start a week. Over the weekend there was a CNN story posted about the [...]