Category: Census

Browsing the 1940 Census

I’m sure everyone knows by now that the 1940 US census was released this past Monday, 2 April.  Many of us were eagerly awaiting that day but, as you probably also heard, things did not go as planned. There were over 22.5 million hits on the NARA website within three hours as people tried to …

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Anticipating the 1940 Census

Something BIG will happen Monday. Something genealogists all across the country have been eagerly awaiting for 10 years. At 9:00 a.m. Eastern Time, April 2nd, nearly every genealogist in America will be on the Internet to view the 1940 US Federal Census for the first time. The digitized 1940 Census will be released by the National …

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