1940’s US Census Access

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Today since 9 am there were 37 million hits to the National Archives data base for the 1940’s US Census, social media really helped get the information out there. So if you experienced any glitches today you weren’t alone, and it will get better. You can See 1940 the Way America did with 1 Billion Records FREE at Ancestry.comWorldVitalRecords.com is also offering free access for the 1940’s Census. These sites along with National Archives and Family Search.org will all have the reports. I posted the other day on the Ultimate Census Research Collection that Family Tree store has released to help research the 1940’s Census. I got my little pocket guide today, it is little but has so much information in it. Most of the Kit is instant download, and full of wonderful information.


  1. The best old newsWe are ralley lucky to be living in a digital age. Why? You now have millions of pages of historical newspapers available to you (many at no charge) whereas in the past, you would have had to visit certain libraries and spend a lot of quality time viewing the archives and microfiche readers.Here are some great places to begin your search of newspapers from the last century and beyond.Newspaper searchesChronicling America: Historic American newspapersThis free site allows you to search by date and keywords, as well as view newspaper pages from 1860-1922. It’s free because Chronicling America is sponsored jointly by the National Endowment for the Humanities and the Library of Congress as part of the National Digital Newspaper Program (NDNP).NewspaperArchive.comThey say they’re thea0world’s largest online newspaper archive, this site offers millions of newspaper articles from 1759 to the present. Paid membership is required to access records, but you can search for free to see if any helpful info is available.Newspaper AbstractsThis website is comprised of newspaper abstracts and extracts, contributed by people to help others with the same interests expand their research.Google News ArchiveGoogle has quietly assembled a great search tool for historical archives linking you to both free and paid results. As a bonus, their search can automatically create timelines to show selected results from relevant eras.GD Star Ratingloading…

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