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As I commented several days ago, I’ve been a long-time subscriber to and have just renewed my subscription for another year, renewing this time to A year’s full-access subscription is only $59.95, and worth every nickel… If you’re not acquainted with (formerly, check out the following 43 databases – all of […]

Comments (3) Announces New Focus on Historical U.S. Military Records & Changes Name to Fold3 has long been one of my favorite websites. I’ve had a personal subscription for years, and plan to keep it for a long time. The site is reasonably priced, and the data is etrememely valuable for any genealogist with American roots. The decision has now been made to change their name to Fold3. I […]

Leave a Comment Will Be the First Online Home of the Digital Pension Applications

The following news release is from the April 12, 2011 edition of iArchives Announces Collaboration With the Federation of Genealogical Societies to Digitize 7.2 Million Pages of Pension Applications From the War of 1812 Will Be the First Online Home of the Digital Pension Applications LINDON, UT–(Marketwire – April 12, 2011) – iArchives […]

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Search the Records Found in the Pennsylvania Archives – FREE at is one of my favorite websites. Found among the many databases located there is the entire series of the Pennsylvania Archives. It’s one of the FREE databases found at, and one of the most useful, if you’ve got early Pennsylvania people. Sure, it’s been posted a long time, but I’ll bet all my […]

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This morning’s announcement that will acquire iArchives, and thus came as no surprise. It was just a matter of time… And the time was right it seems. As my readers know, I’m a fan of both Ancestry and Footnote, and I wish the merger success. However, I have to wonder if a monopoly […]

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Revolutionary War Records FREE at Until July 7

Footnote is once again making some of their most important documents available FREE online for a limited time. Check this out! In recognition of America’s Independence Day, Footnote is opening their Revolutionary War collection free to the public. This unique collection features millions of original records found nowhere else on the internet. Whether you are […]

Leave a Comment Announces the Interactive Native-American Collection just sent out the following news release: We are excited to announce the release of our latest interactive collection: the Native American collection. Working together with the National Archives and Allen County Library, has created a collection featuring over 1.8 million records that will help people discover new details about Native American history […]

Leave a Comment to Digitize & Create an Interactive Database of All Publicly Available Federal Censuses – 1790-1930

The following news release was prepared by Justin Schroepfer, Marketing Director for OCTOBER 29, 2009 – LINDON, Utah: Today ( announced it will digitize and create a searchable database for all publicly available U.S. Federal Censuses ranging from the first U.S. Census taken in 1790 to the most current public census from 1930. […]

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National Archives & Announce New Digital Holocaust Collection & It’s Free Through October

The following Press Release announces the release of the internet’s largest Interactive Holocaust Collection: Washington DC and Lindon, UT –September 29, 2009 The National Archives and Records Administration and today announced the release of the internet’s largest Interactive Holocaust Collection. For the first time ever, over one million Holocaust-related records – including millions of […]

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The Interactive 1930 Census FREE at During August

As a Footnote fan and subscriber, I just got the following note: The 1930 US Census is one of the most powerful resources available to anyone who wants to learn more about their ancestors. During the month of August, we’re giving everyone free access to’s one-of-a-kind, interactive 1930 US Census. With Footnote’s interactive census, […]

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EBSCO Publishing Makes Available to Libraries

EBSCO Publishing Becomes Worldwide Library Distributor of Footnote™ Historical Digital Archive and Genealogy Database IPSWICH, Mass. – (BUSINESS WIRE) – EBSCO Publishing (EBSCO) and Footnote have announced a distribution deal making EBSCO the exclusive worldwide distributor of for libraries and institutions. combines original historical documents and personal histories, creating a unique historical and […]

Leave a Comment Adds Over a Million Images This Month has added over a million new images the last month. As my readers know, Footnote is extremely user interactive, and even allow us to add notes to the 1930 census. Pretty cool site. Following are links to just a few of the collections that have been significantly updated in April: 1930 US Federal Census […]

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The following press release was written by staff: Collection Includes the First-Ever Interactive 1930 US Census, and Becomes the Gathering Place for America’s Story LINDON, Utah – (BUSINESS WIRE) –, the premier history website for original content, announced today the launch of its Great Depression Collection, which provides unique insights into life’s struggles […]

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The National Archives and Launch Online African American History Collection

The following was written by staff: Over a Million Pages of Original Documents, Letters and Photos, Most Digitized for the First Time LINDON, Utah – (BUSINESS WIRE) – In celebration of Black History Month, is launching its African American Collection. has been working with the National Archives and Records Administration (NARA) in […]

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