Ancestry World Archives Project releases their fourth project

Posted by afechter on August 5, 2009 in World Archives Project

Monday we launched the fourth project keyed through the Ancestry World Archives Project.  The England and Wales Criminal Registers project was a favorite amongst contributors, mainly due to the incredibly fascinating information that we were keying – although we didn’t key the offenses I am positive we all read them.  And really, in what other collection Read More

U.S. Content Update: Alabama State Census & Returns from U.S. Military Posts

Posted by Ancestry Team on May 12, 2009 in Collections, World Archives Project

Alabama State Census, 1820-1866 The Alabama State Census was released a few days ago, becoming the second completed World Archives Project collection to be made available to the public.  As with all completed World Archives Projects, the index is viewable free of charge!  Thank you to the many contributors who keyed in the names, races Read More

First World Archives Project Record Collection Complete

Posted by Ancestry Team on December 5, 2008 in World Archives Project is excited to announce the completion of the first record collection indexed through the World Archives Project, its new community indexing program. Community contributors participating in the project indexed the nearly 60,000 records within the Wisconsin Mortality Schedules, 1850 – 1880. The Wisconsin Mortality Schedules collection was completed in the three months following the Read More

We Would Love Your Feedback on a New Tool

Posted by Ancestry Team on November 4, 2008 in World Archives Project

Recently, we released the World Archives Project – our new community keying tool that gives you the opportunity to help create free indexes at your leisure. We would love to hear what our members and the community thinks of the idea and of the new tool. We’re interested in feedback from people who have used the tool, as Read More