Archives for February, 2014

Our new project this week is … Ireland, Marriages, 1771-1812


This is a smaller project and one that is already available on Ancestry - it was OCRed quite a few years ago.  Since this is not in a typical format you will want to review the images on the wiki page to assist you in deciphering what should be keyed. Due to the size and nature of this project [...]

World Memory Project Update


Update: We have returned the projects to the queue until we complete the process of splitting them into smaller projects.  We appreciate your patience and contributions! We have two projects that have been available for over 2 years that we will be removing from the download queue in order to split them into smaller projects. [...]

Daily Challenges


This Friday, February 21, we will have a daily challenge for the World Memory Project/USHMM projects.  There are 3 projects with mainly arbitration and review image sets remaining, USHMM – Krakow, Poland, Applications for ID Cards for Jews during World War II (Part 6), USHMM – UK, Holocaust Records From The British Federation of University Women, 1938-1951 and USHMM [...]

New Projects!


Our new projects this week are… U.S., Military Registers, 1862-1970 (Part 4) These records are mainly from the National Guard and are comprised of a variety of types of records so we are recording basic information for each individual; name, birth date and place if available, and a military date.  Some of the records are very [...]

Keying Parties


Update: We have created a Keying Party page on Facebook that we will mainly use for the keying parties.  In addition to this page we will also have a keying party message board post.  Stay tuned for announcements regarding upcoming parties and Daily Challenges. We haven’t had a keying party for a long time, so [...]

Happy Valentine’s Day!


Earlier today I was thinking about the World Archives Project and Valentine’s Day- there are a few projects that stood out, Boston, Missing Irish; Marriages of the Deaf in America; Pavia Marriages and Gretna Green.  Then I went searching through the Live projects and found quite a few more.  Did you realize we had keyed [...]