Archives for June, 2012

Two new projects!


Yesterday we released the Descriptive Lists of Colored Volunteer Army Soldiers 1864 and the California Railroad Employment Records, 1862-1950.   The Descriptive Lists of Colored Volunteer Army Soldiers 1864 is a smaller project including both Enlistment lists and Muster Rolls.  Although this is a smaller project we estimate that there are close to 10,000 names – what a wonderful [...]

New South Wales, Government Gazettes is ready to be keyed!


If you liked the Police Gazettes then you’ll want to be sure to check out a few image sets for the Government Gazettes.  The Government Gazettes cover events such as land transactions, government contract announcements, military items, including desertions, missing people notices, bankruptcy notices, will announcements, unclaimed letters…and more.  In short, it can make for [...]

“Disappearing” Projects


Due to the backlog of arbitration and review image sets, and the amount of time these projects have been available we have decided to move 3 projects ahead to the processing stage without completing the review process.  What does this mean?  The review or arbitration image sets will disappear from the queue and the records that [...]

New Project! Citizenship Case Files of the U.S. Court in Indian Territory


UPDATE: Thank you to everyone who responded as willing to participate in this project!  We have an overwhelming response and the project is now complete. We have a new project but due to the nature of the project I want to tell you a little about it before we release it for keying. The Citizenship Case [...]

More Live Projects!


Over the past month, and a bit, we have released 6 more projects live on Ancestry – wow! U.S. Subject Index to Correspondence and Case Files of the Immigration and Naturalization Service, 1903-1959 New York, Erie County Census 1855, 1865, 1875 Middlesex, England, Convict Transportation Contracts, 1682-1787 1770-1790 Census of the Cumberland Settlements USHMM- Poland, Jews [...]

World Memory Project Update


It is a great week for the World Memory Project!   Yesterday we completed the Romania, Family Questionnaires for Jewish Holocaust Survivors and Victims, 1945 – just under 15,000 image sets.   And today we released two projects live to be searched on Ancestry - Poland, Jews Displaced from Biała Podlaska to Międzyrzec-Podlaski, 1942 and Palestine, Illegal Immigration from [...]