1940’s US Census Update

This has been a great week with the 1940’s US Census indexing. Here is the latest update on the states currently available for indexing and the upcoming states. Who are you searching for? I am looking for more information on my Great Grandma’s son who died during WWII of a Brain Tumor. Not much is [Read On]

Countdown: 1940 US Census

With only 14 days left until the official launch of the 1940’s US Census Project– are you ready?  I know that many in my Genealogy Groups on Cafemom are getting excited. Here is the best resources to get more information on the 1940 US Census Project site. Here are the steps to enter this week’s contest [Read On]

Defining a Decade 1940’s

The lovely thing about browsing photos is how the trends in clothing and styles define when a decade begins and ends. The roaring 20’s, the Great Depression, and then there is the 40’s. A time when attire was rationed in the interest of helping Troops during World War II. During the 40’s, World War II [Read On]

1940’s Classic Comics: Katy Keene

As a young girl, my Grandma’s house was so fascinating to me. There were so many old photograph’s, paintings by family, Archie Comics, and Katy Keene paper dolls. I had seen Katy Keene in several of the comics she had and always LOVE the classic style Katy Keene displayed. Such elegance, beauty, and grace.  Katy Keene was [Read On]

1940 Census Project

ON APRIL 2, 2012, NARA will provide access to the images of the 1940 United States Federal Census for the first time. Unlike previous census years, images of the 1940 U.S. Federal Census will be made available as free digital images.   I received an email that the 1940 Census will have  a joint venture between many Genealogy [Read On]

1940 Census Volunteer Opportunity

The buzz about the 1940 Census has been released and you can be part of the process.  Genealogy organizations Archives.com, FamilySearch, and Findmypast.co.uk, will work together on the 1940 US Census Community Project. This project will work to involve online volunteers to publish name index to the 1940 US Census soon after the National Archives and Record Administration (NARA) releases the records [Read On]