Project of the Day Challenge Archive

Challenge 6 and 7 Winners

Over the past few weeks it has been great to see the contributions increase for some of our less popular projects – the U.S. Southern Claims is one of those.  It was published for keying in January 2013 and is 48% complete.  It is relatively easy so we hope to keep up the momentum. Congratulations […]

Fall Challenge Update

We are in the homestretch of the Challenge.  … Challenge 6 is underway – running through the end of tomorrow.   So far 2188 records have been keyed and only 120 have been reviewed.  If you haven’t had a chance to contribute to either the Ontario, Canada, The Ottawa Journal (Birth, Marriage and Death Notices), 1885-1980 […]

Challenge #2 is underway

UPDATE: Challenge #2 Winners Top Keyer: Mary-Lyn, UK Top Reviewer: Kate, UK Drawing Winners: Stephen, USA and Malcolm, UK Congratulations to our winners and thank you to all who contributed – we completed more than 5000 records!   Challenge #2 is the Ireland, Famine Relief Commission Papers, 1844-1847.  There are currently 700+ keying image sets […]

Challenge Update – The beginning of the end…

This is the first day in the last week of our Challenge.  I have keyed a few projects during the Challenge that I haven’t keyed for a little while which is most of the reason why we hold Challenges – other than it is fun to have some competition and win prizes! Our projects this […]

Challenge Update, Week 7

We had another great week!  It took me a little while to figure out all of the Challenge winners which means that we had a lot of involvement.  Thank you to all who participated in the Challenge. Here are the Week 6 winners: Savannah, Georgia, Licenses and Bonds, 1837-1909 Keyer: Anna Marie D, USA Reviewer: […]

Week 3 Challenge

We are staying in Europe with the Cartes électorales de Paris et ses environs et d’autres villes françaises, 1900-1932 (France Electoral Cards) and Lübeck, Germany, Citizenship Register, 1591-1919 projects. Both projects are average difficulty but with the use of the example images language shouldn’t be a big barrier.  The handwriting on the Cartes électorales de Paris is generally simple to read, […]

Challenge Update – Week 1 & 2

We are moving along and had a great first week!  Thank you to all who have participated in the Challenge! The Challenge winners for each week will be posted here. Week 1 Winners: Isle of Wight, England, Non-Conformist Registers, 1832-1937 Keyer: Evelyn P, US Reviewer: Kate R, UK West Yorkshire, England, Quarter Session Orders, 1637-1914 […]

Fall Challenge

It is time for a challenge!  We’ll be making our way around the world, one country at a time.  Phileas Fogg thought he could go around the world in 80 days, I think we can do it in 8 weeks. Starting and ending as he did in the UK. Week 1 (October 29-November 2): Isle […]

Week 3 Challenge

And our winners are… Keying: Amy M of Oklahoma Elisabeth P of Yorkshire Lanie C of Virginia Review: Karen T of Nottinghamshire Julia W of London Linda P of Connecticut   For our week 3 challenge we will have a 3 day challenge, Friday, April 19 – Sunday, April 21, we will recognize the top […]

Challenge Update

Yesterday brought the end of the alphabet.  We completed 418 image sets for the U.S., 1928 Baker Roll and Records. Keyer: Kim B, Virginia Reviewer: Ann S, Pennsylvania The last challenge is a four day pick-your-project marathon!  With it being a holiday weekend, November 22-November 25, in the U.S. this may give the advantage to those […]