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We Can Do It! Let’s Get Indexing!

Have you signed up yet to index the 1940 census?  Volunteers have indexed just over 70 million names in the census.   Your help is needed to finish indexing the millions of names that still remain. How can you help? Join the 1940 Census Community Indexing Project at www.the1940census.com. To get started you will need to […]

Help Create a Name Index for the 1940 Census!

  Calling all Citizen Archivists!  The 1940 census has been online for two weeks now.  We have heard many great stories about people you have found in the census.  We also know there are some of you who don’t know where people were living in 1940 and therefore cannot search the census without an name […]

Family Tree Friday: More 1940 Census Workshop Sessions

Due to popular demand, we’re offering additional 1940 Census workshops at the National Archives Building in DC next week. Join us every day at 3 pm in Room G-25. We’ll discuss various ways you can get started with the 1940 Census. Each session will be approximately 30 minutes long. Monday April 9 3:00 pm: Tips […]

1940 Census Update for April 4th

Yesterday we made additional updates to the 1940 census site to correct issues with printing and downloading.  I am please to write that researchers are able to search, view, browse, print, and download images as of midnight on April 4th. Demand on the site was almost three times higher yesterday morning than on April 2nd […]

1940 Census Update

We apologize for the problems you encountered with the 1940 census web site yesterday.  We share your frustration.   There was extraordinary demand for the 1940 census records, with over 37 million hits in the first 7 hours on April 2nd. We have implemented changes so you can now search and view the census images. We […]

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