Tuesday, March 27, 2012

1940 US Census Records Are Almost Here!

1940 Census Records

Countdown to the release of the 1940 Census,
April 2, 2012!

In case you haven't been paying attention, the images of the 1940 US Census enumerations will be released to the public in less than a week. Genealogists have been eagerly anticipating this day for a long time--at least since the 1930 Census was released a decade ago. For the first time these records are being released as digital images. There will be no microfilm version. The time clock above is counting down the seconds. But you may still be wondering how you can make use of them to help your research.

The US Archives (NARA) is busy creating tools to assist us. You will profit from exploring them:

1940 Census Records:

Earlier posts in the blog have pointed to other efforts to make your searching more productive as soon as possible. To go back and review them, use the search box in the upper left corner of this post.

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