Category Archives: 1940 US Census Indexing

1940 US Census 5K Indexing Challange

The Dallas Genealogical Society is holding a 1940 US Census indexing challenge and contest. The goal is to index at least 5000 names (125 census pages) between Thursday, May 3 and Sunday May 6. The person who indexes the most … Continue reading

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DGS Members are helping to index the 1940 US Census

As genealogists, we have all spent countless hours searching through census records looking for our own relatives. Most of us just take the¬†existence¬†of a fully indexed census for granted, blissfully unaware of the herculean effort that went into its creation. … Continue reading

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