April 2012

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A Cool Eagle Scout infographic

Submitted by ian on Wed, 04/11/2012 - 11:36

2012 is a big year for Eagle Scouts, as it is the 100th year of the Eagle Scout award.  On FacebookLinkedin and other Social networking site I have seen quite a bit about Eagle Scouting.  In fact the last NESA new letter had an article on the Award.  Today I saw this infographic that I thought was pretty cool, so I figured that I would repost it.  Long Story short, I am proud to be an Eagle Scout.

A couple of cool facts:


On your Mark, Get set, Go….Its 1940 Census time!

Submitted by ian on Mon, 04/02/2012 - 10:14

1940-census-genericSo today is the day, after a 72 year wait the 1940 Census is here.  It’s a big day for a lot of genealogists around the country (and perhaps world) because today at 9:00 am the 1940 US Census is made public. It is my understanding that this is the first time that the census is being released on day 1 as digital images.  Previous releases were done using microfilm.