Archives for December, 2014

Ireland, Famine Relief Commission Papers, 1844-1847

Our new project this week – and the last new project for the year – is the Ireland, Famine Relief Commission Papers, 1844-1847.  The records you will encounter are a variety of lists and letters from the Famine Relief Commission.  We will be keying each name that you encounter on the records.  The handwriting can be […]

Ottawa, Ontario, Canada, The Ottawa Journal, 1885-1980 (Part 2)

Today’s new project is Ottawa, Ontario, Canada, The Ottawa Journal, 1885-1980 (Part 2).  This is very similar to “part 1” (that we are getting close to having completely reviewed) with the main difference being that we presorted the pages and every image you download will have records to key.   I like this project as I […]

Pennsylvania, Coal Employment Records, 1900-1960

Our new project today is the Pennsylvania, Coal Employment Records, 1900-1960.  These records are cards with information for employees of the Lehigh Coal and Navigation Company – many times there will be the front of the card you key and the next image is the back which we are not keying.  Some of the records are typed […]

Cans for Keying

Tomorrow for our Giving Tuesday event Ancestry will donate food based on the contributions you make!  For every 100 records contributed, keyed, reviewed or arbitrated, we will donate a can of food.* We are very excited for this opportunity to give back to the community … in more ways than one.  If you have any questions about […]