Archives for May, 2017

Happy 6th Anniversary World Memory Project!

Six years ago, coinciding with the Days of Remembrance, Ancestry and the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum introduced  the World Memory Project.  Over the past six years we have accomplished a lot.  The projects we have completed are generally in German and Polish but we have also indexed Czech, English, French and Romanian records – we applaud all who have contributed. […]

How do we choose projects?

Recently the question of how we choose projects for the World Archives Project was posted on the message boards. As we review projects that have been acquired by our Content Acquisitions team we review the contractual terms and decide how it should be indexed.  A few questions we ask that would qualify the project for being […]

Updates to the Wiki

UPDATE: Things appear to be running well.  There are a few formatting issues with the widgets for each project that we will continue to work on.  If you experience difficulties please send us an email, . We are currently working through updating the wiki.  You may experience slowness in articles loading and the widgets […]