Memorial Plaques Indexing
- Published on Wednesday, 12 November 2014 22:18
The Jewish Genealogy Society of Toronto is a participant in this project. The International Association of Jewish Genealogical Societies (IAJGS) and JewishGen have announced a worldwide crowdsourcing challenge to photograph and transcribe Yahrzeit memorial plaques. The project, called MEMPLAQ in short, is starting now.
Canada - LAC Posts The Canadian War Records Office
- Published on Wednesday, 19 November 2014 15:36
Canada - LAC Posts The Canadian War Records Office - Photographs of World War 1; Casualties Throughout the Confederation
The year 2014 marks the centenary of World War 1 and many archives are holding special programs and exhibits to commemorate the occasion. The Library and Archives Canada (LAC) has made the Canadian War Photographs Records more accessible as part of their commemoration. This is part of a larger project to organize the Department of Defence photograph collection.
Fold3.com Free Access until 2014-11-30
- Published on Thursday, 13 November 2014 01:42
All of the Veteran’s Day Free Access to Military Records is not over! Fold3.com, part of the Ancestry.com family of genealogical websites, is offering free access to its World War ll collection through November 30, 2014. In addition to names of military personnel the site has information of historical value.