Re: [genpcncfir] Re: Newspaper item
- Hey Alex,
Thanks for sharing. I hadn't heard about this. I think it's great, but the site must be overwhelmed right now. I can't get it to open after several tries.
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From: stormy gates
Sent: Saturday, April 05, 2003 5:30 PM
Subject: [genpcncfir] Re: Newspaper item
50 Million Historical Documents Hit Web
(AP) - Researchers, genealogists and the plain curious
can now use the Internet to check more than 50 million
historical records at the National Archives, from
Civil War battles to family immigration files. Before
the system became available, people had to either
visit the Archives and spend hours combing through
documents or request the files by phone and pay to
have them mailed. "Now, people can pull these
electronic records at their own convenience," said
Michael Carlson, electronic and special media records
director for the archives. "It's totally self-service
from your desktop." More ...
Access to Archival Databases System (NARA)
Prologue - NARA magazine | Genealogy web sites |
- 50 Million Historical Documents Hit Web -
Associated Press (Apr 4, 2003)
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