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ATTENTION Ontario Researchers!

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  • Ellen Kinghorn
    How timely. Look what was sitting in my ONTARIO mailbox. Ellen Kinghorn Email: ellen@kinghorn.ca Webpage: www.kinghorn.ca ... From: Jill Claus
    Message 1 of 1 , Aug 6, 2002
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      How timely. Look what was sitting in my ONTARIO mailbox.

      Ellen Kinghorn
      Email: ellen@...
      Webpage: www.kinghorn.ca

      ----- Original Message -----
      From: "Jill Claus" <jillclaus@...>
      To: <ONTARIO-L@...>
      Sent: Saturday, July 27, 2002 10:55 PM
      Subject: [Ont] Ontario BMD Index Project

      We are a group of volunteers that would like to transcribe all of the
      Ontario Birth, Marriage, and Death Index reels held at the Ontario Archives.

      The transcribed data will be placed in an online searchable database and
      will be made available to the public FREE of charge. We have been in
      contact with the Ontario Archives and will take part in a formal process to
      evaluate our proposal.

      We need to estimate the number of volunteers the project may have and the
      length of time it may take to transcribe the approximately 5 million records
      in the collection. If this is a project you would like to participate in,
      please fill in a short survey located at:


      Note that all personal information will be kept strictly confidential and
      will not be given to anyone. The purpose of the survey is solely to estimate
      the potential total number of volunteers this project could have and
      estimate the length of time it may take to complete the project.

      Your help would be greatly appreciated! Feel free to pass the survey link
      on to anyone you think may be interested!

      Thank you,
      Jill Claus

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