The Countdown is Over – Ancestry and Others have the 1940 Census

1 Apr

Ancestry.com released the following alert:

After a 72-year wait, the 1940 U.S. Census

is now available to the public.

At 12:01 a.m. ET Ancestry.com picked up the 1940 U.S. Federal Census from the National Archives in Washington, D.C. Now we’re working behind the scenes to get those images – all 3.8 million of them – to you as quickly as possible.

Stay tuned and watch your email. We’ll let you know as soon as the first images are available later today.

And visit www.ancestry.com/1940-census to learn more the 1940 census and finding your family in 1940.

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FamilySearch.org has a dedicated site seeking volunteers to help with the indexing project of the 1940 Census to make the images available to the public for FREE:

https://the1940census.com/?cid=fsHomeT1940HelpText

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Archives.com has published a must-see infographic that shows you how to find your family in the 1940 census April 2! You don’t want to miss this.

Check it out at http://www.archives.com/blog/us-census/archives-1940-census.htmland share with everyone you know looking forward to the 1940 census release!
1940 census archives.com

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