Archives for September, 2012

New LIVE Databases!


In September we have released 6 new live databases!! Georgia Civil War Correspondence 1847-1865 U.S., Navy Casualties Books, 1776-1941 Montgomery County, Indiana Index to Birth Records, 1882-1920 Bartholomew County, Indiana Index to Birth Records, 1883-1920 USHMM – Records of the World Jewish Congress in Romania And, we need a drum roll for this one… New [...]

It’s Wednesday…so we have new projects!


Due to the difficulties we had earlier this month we went through a drought.  We are catching up by releasing three new projects! New South Wales, Australia, Industrial School Registers, 1867-1925 is a collection of admission, discharge, apprenticeship and general correspondence records for girls who attended the Industrial school.  I have to admit getting a little [...]

Woohoo! We now have a Mac version of the keying tool!


For the past few months we have been working on the newest tool for the World Archives Project and we are excited to announe that the Mac version of the keying tool is now live.  This opens the door to another community of contributors who can  help us bring more free historical record collections to the public. [...]

Wiki troubles


Update: The wiki is officially fixed.  If you encounter difficulties signing in please notify our support team, worldarchivessupport@ancestry.com.  Yes, you can access the wiki, read instructions and view images – phew!  What you cannot do right now is sign in to the wiki to post questions, or make edits.  We are working on this issue and I [...]