Tuesday, April 10, 2012

Census Updates from 1940census.com


Here’s what’s been accomplished so far just in the first week:
  • More than 113,000 volunteers are working to index and arbitrate
  • More than 12.3 million names have been indexed.
  • More than 5.3 million names have been arbitrated.
  • Total number of names indexed and arbitrated is 17,720,076.
  • 22 states have been posted for indexing.
  • 4 states are 75% or more complete
  • 1 state (Delaware) has been completely indexed and is ready for posting.
And counting!
These stats reflect the excitement of those who are involved in this indexing effort.  Congratulations to everyone involved and let’s keep working! Haven’t started indexing the 1940 Census just yet?  Now is the perfect time – check out the weekly contest post from earlier today to find out how you can win an iPad by beinUg a part of the indexing crowd.
Happy Indexing!

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