Archives for April, 2012

U.S., Navy Casualties Books, 1776-1945, Take 2


Due to difficulties with the Death Place we have decided to remove this field.  In order to remove the field we will be removing all of the image sets you have currently downloaded.  This change will take place by 9 am MT (so in the next few minutes).   If you have any questions please [...]

And our new project is… U.S., Navy Casualties Books, 1776-1945


Earlier today we released the U.S., Navy Casualties Books, 1776-1945.  This collection is a series of books detailing the deaths of  officers who died while serving in the U.S. Navy.   The records are all typed and range from 1 name to 20+ names on a page.  There are a few tricky instructions, especially regarding keying [...]

I’m ready for a Challenge.


This week has been part of the National Days of Remembrance, which is a week set aside in the U.S. as a commemoration of the Holocaust.  As an ending to the week I thought it would be appropriate to have a challenge for the World Memory Project.  The challenge* will start Saturday, April 21 and go through Monday, April 23 and will [...]

Tennesee, Early Tax List Records are now ready to key!


This morning we released the Tennessee, Early Tax List Records, which are lists of  residents who were taxed in the 1800′s.  These records are both handwritten and typed – the handwriting varies significantly so if you happen to download an image set that you are not able to read cancel it and download a few [...]

Wow! It’s good to be back.


After a few weeks without being able to blog I am rearing and ready to go!  Today we released the Wayne County Death Index for keying!  This collection is type written records noting deaths in Wayne County, Indiana from 1882-1920.  It is a small collection so if you want to key it grab a few image sets [...]