Archives for February, 2016

The Places We Can Go

If you are new to the Ancestry World Archives Project (AWAP) or have been indexing with us for many years, you may still be unfamiliar with all of the resources at your fingertips. For instance, did you know we have Keying Standards? (Some of you are already rolling your eyes…) Also, have you watched the […]

Project Update

In the past 6 months we have indexed 246,991 image sets (close to 7 million records), completed 20 projects and released 18 databases for searching.  Wow! Projects that are 100% keyed: England, Somerset, Gaol Registers, 1807-1879 – 734 image sets remaining New South Wales, Australia, Land Records, 1856-1859 (Part 2) – 1042 image sets remaining […]

Traveling all around the world

This week brings us 3 new projects – one from the US, one from the UK and one from Australia. Alabama, Surname Files, 1901–2005 These records are an easy key – we are only capturing the names written at the top of the page.  If you are looking for a break from the more complicated […]