Archives for December, 2017

USHMM – Poland, Łódź Ghetto Register Books, 1939-1944 (Part 7)

Today we released the latest USHMM project.  The project is part 7 of the Łódź Ghetto Register Books.  The instructions are the same as previous parts and have similar challenges with language, record variation and handwriting. Please take the time to review the project discussion and Message boards. Thanks for all you contribute to the […]

New United Sates Holocaust Memorial Museum – Poland

Today we released USHMM – Poland, Modliborzyce Ghetto Register Books, 1939-1944 for you to index.  The project is from a Ghetto in Poland and has multiple languages including Polish and German.  We have stuck with one doctype and any image with a name should be indexed.  Some records won’t have all the fields on the […]

Featured project – Bedfordshire, England, Workhouse and Poor Law Records

The project, Bedfordshire, England, Workhouse and Poor Law Records is this month’s featured project.  The project hasn’t gotten much traction and I think it’s due to the complexity.  To be prepared start by reading the Wiki and the Message Boards along with the discussion page.  The records are interesting and full of rich ancestral information.