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Genealogy fans who don’t have an Ancestry.com membership, take advantage of the fact that from August 29th through September 3rd, Ancestry.com is opening all of its U.S. census records – FREE. Visit www.ancestry.com/census to do some free searching – but be warned it can be totally addicting!!
With the release of the 1940 census (and the completion of my latest book) I have returned to Ancestry to do more family research. In addition to the 1940 census though I have notices a lot of NY data that wasn’t there before and this is great for me and my Italian-American ancestry. Today I was pointed to this article on NYTimes.com that explains where this data came from: The [ Read More ]
Combining my love of Genealogy with my interest in Mashups, this announcement is kind of cool. The US Census Bureau has released its first-ever API to the public. The new US Census Bureau API allows “developers to design Web and mobile apps to explore or learn more about America’s changing population and economy” Found via ProgrammableWeb.