Re: 1906 CENSUS UPDATE
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Hi Judith - your volunteers are to be congratulated for their time and
effort. For those of us who can't read the original pages on screen very
well, it is a tremendous help.
----- Original Message -----
From: "Judith Rempel" <rempel@...>
To: "AFHS Dist-Gen" <dist-gen@...>
Cc: "John Tracy" <greenman6@...>; "JoAnn Beale" <pyropat@...>;
"Mike Webber" <webber.mike@...>
Sent: Sunday, September 26, 2004 7:10 AM
Subject: 1906 CENSUS UPDATE
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> AFHS Dist-Gen'ers: I have some good news!
> As of this morning, all subdistricts of Winnipeg have been completely
> transcribed. This was a herculean effort by our volunteers in that
> 2150 pages of 40 persons per page (that's more than 85,000 persons) have
> been transcribed!
> The majority of this work has been done by John Tracy of Port Alberni, BC;
> with significant help from JoAnn Beale of Huntington Beach, CA; and Mike
> Webber of Oakville, ON.
> Pretty impressive.
> Overall, 55% of the census has been transcribed - about 442,000 persons.
> we still have quite a bit of work to do.
> The provincial percentages are:
> Alberta 89.3%
> Saskatchewan 39.3%
> Manitoba 41.4%
> If you'd like to contribute to the transcribing effort, just use the url
> below to locate a subdistrict that is not yet complete or underway and let
> me know. I'll add you (and photo if you're willing) to our transcriber's
> Gallery, note the subdistrict is committed, and point you to the
> transcribing aids & template that we've created.
> In Kinship,
> Judith Rempel
> 1906 Census Transcription Centre
> Alberta Family Histories Society