29 March 2012

Handy Links to 1940 U.S. Census Info

Let's make this a little easier to track down all the great 1940 U.S. Census materials that are being posted! Below you will find links to various websites with information that you might just find super helpful! Kudos to all the bloggers and organizations who are making this experience so very fun for everyone!

Partners in the 1940 Census Project:
Archives.com
FamilySearch.org
FindMyPast.com - BrightSolid

Other Key Sites:
1940census.archives.gov
1940Census.com

Register for the 1940 Census Indexing Project
FamilySearch: Register to Participate in the 1940 Census Indexing Project
NARA: Register to Participate in the 1940 Census Indexing Project

Miscellaneous:
1940 Census - Ancestry.com
1940 Census - Countdown, Research, Q&A, Maps
1940 Census - Instructions to Enumerators
1940 Census - Then and Now
1940 Census - The Greatest Generation by World Vital Records
1940 Census Explained in Wiki
1940 Census Facts from the U.S. Census Bureau
1940 Census Form on Ancestry.com
1940 Census Form on Census.gov
Compact Guide to the 1940 U.S. Census
National Archives-1940 Census-Indexes and Other Finding Aids
National Archives-Research our Records-1940 Census
Webinar Slides: The 1940 Census Records Release

Videos:
Video: 1940 Census - Are You In It?
Video: 1940 Census - Census of Agriculture by the Census Bureau (1940)
Video: 1940 Census - Census of Housing by the Census Bureau (1940)
Video: 1940 Census - Census of Population by the Census Bureau (1940)
Video: 1940 Census - I'm in It!
Video: 1940 Census - Introduction by the Census Bureau (1940)
Video: 1940 Census - Revealing Grandma's Secrets by SCGS
Video: 1940 Census Indexing Project by DearMyrtle
Video: 1940 Census Release - Q&A by Pro Genealogist
Video: Census Documenting Great Depression
Video: FamilySearch Indexing 1940 Census Common Mistakes To Avoid
Video: Getting Ready for the 1940 Census - Ancestry.com
Video: National Archives-1940 Census
Video: Navigating the 1940 U.S. Census by Thomas MacEntee
Video: Taking You Back to the 1940 Census

Video: (For Fun!) No Census, No Feeling, Part 1 (Three Stooges)
Video: (For Fun!) No Census, No Feeling, Part 2 (Three Stooges)

Blog Posts (Just a Sampling):
1940 Census Preparation by Dan Lynch
1940 Census Classes and Events by FamilyTree Magazine
1940 Census Consortium by The Ancestry Insider
1940 Census: Finding the Garbers by Emily Garber
1940 Census: Who We're Searching For and Why by Megan Smolenyak
1940 Census: World War II and Gas Rationing by Elisa Scharton
1940 Sneak Peak for Genealogists by Heather Rojo
Finding Family in the 1940 Census by Susan Petersen

Getting Ready for the 1940 Census by Seattle Gen Society
Honoring The Greatest Generation - 1940 Census by Thomas MacEntee
How to Prepare for the 1940 Census by Thomas MacEntee on Archives.com
Indexing Fun by Banai Feldstein
NARA Launches Live Broadcast on April 2, 2012 by Dick Eastman
Preparing for the Release of the 1940 Census by Gina Ortega

Three Genealogy Powerhouses Join Forces to Publish 1940 Census
Tidbits of the 1940s by Claire Brisson-Banks

News Stories (Just a Sampling):
1940 Census Opens Window on History
Unlocking a New Door to the 1940s - Chicago Tribune
1940 Census Goes Live April 2; Expecting 250k Indexers - Deseret News