Thursday, January 6, 2011

Archive.org - US Census 1790 - 1930

As of the date of this post, this archive had 14,978 items available and it is growing. This is one of the most useful genealogical tools available on the Internet and was once information that we had to pay for or had to use special portals to access. Now, thanks to the scanning of the Allen County Public Library in Fort Wayne, Indiana, the US Census is now available for free and the quality of the scans is excellent. I recommend that you select the "read on line option" before you download as this may save you some hard drive storage space. The on line reader is very useful and works flawlessly.

1 comment:

Anonymous said...

I was looking for Orange County on the NY census 1790 and the search did not work.