January 23, 2021

Ancestry.com to Acquire Archives.com For $100 Million in Cash

From the Ancestry.com Blog: You may already know of Archives.com – a fast-growing family history site that has clearly attracted new users to family history with a product that is easy to use and one that has proven to be a great way for people to get started with family history. Over the past two […]

New Online, Free: Archives.com Partners with W.E.B. DuBois Institute to Publish the Patriots of Color Database

From the Announcement: Archives.com [has launched] the Patriots of Color Database.  Archives.com is bringing this collection online for the first time, compiling years of research facilitated by the W.E.B. Du Bois Institute for African and African American Research at Harvard University.  These records unveil new and invaluable information about some of the men and women […]

Archives.com Begins Providing Access to Some U.S. Census Data & Pledges Money For More Digitization

From an <a href=”http://www.archives.com/blog/press/archivescom-adds-the-us-census.html”>Archives.com Blog Post:</a> Today, Archives.com announces the addition of the U.S. Federal Census, the single most valuable collection of U.S. historical records. The U.S. Census collections were made available by FamilySearch International, the world’s largest genealogy organization, as part of a joint effort to introduce more records to family historians worldwide. In […]