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Tag Archives: Census
A Look at Davenport in 1950
The 1950 Census is here! Release day went smoothly and the OCR/AR indexing works about as well as expected. The results of our searches are below! We searched for some Davenport Public Library staff, the Mayor in 1950, and some … Continue reading
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A Look at HeritageQuest Online’s New Interface
One of our subscription databases got a new look and some new content this week! The “improved” HeritageQuest Online (now powered by Ancestry) can be accessed from home using the link on the Online Resources page under Research Tools on our … Continue reading
Posted in Genealogy, Library Tagged Census, city directories, Databases, Federal Census, HeritageQuest, library card, remote access Leave a comment
The 1940s Census is here! And it works!
Ancestry Library has finished uploading all of the 1940 Census images to its database. They are now working on indexing—at this posting, Delaware was finished and everything else is pending. Meanwhile, you can find your relatives by browsing the right Enumeration … Continue reading
Now Available: Two New Online Indexes
We are pround to announce that our searchable Local Index Databases have increased by two! The anticipated index for the Civil War Enlistment Papers is now up and running. As you may recall, these papers are for the men who volunteered for the … Continue reading
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