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Re: 1906 CENSUS UPDATE

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  • fredastewart
    Please remember that your reply will go to everyone on the list and the original sender so please stay on topic or ensure you delete the list Address Hi Judith
    Message 1 of 5 , Sep 26, 2004
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      Please remember that your reply will go to everyone on the list and
      the original sender so please stay on topic or ensure you delete
      the list Address

      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.
      Freda Stewart
      ----- 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


      > Please remember that your reply will go to everyone on the list and
      > the original sender so please stay on topic or ensure you delete
      > the list Address
      >
      > 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
      > roughly
      > 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.
      > So
      > 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
      > rempel@...
      >
      > and
      >
      > 1906@...
      > 1906 Census Transcription Centre
      > http://www.afhs.ab.ca/data/census/1906/
      > Alberta Family Histories Society
      >
      > http://www.afhs.ab.ca
      >
      > http://www.family-roots.ca
      >


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