November 24, 2020

Crowdsourcing: NYS Museum Volunteers Digitize World War II Soldier Data, Access Database Online

From the Troy Record: When 28,969 New York National Guard soldiers mobilized in the fall of 1940 as the United States prepared for war, clerks filled out six-by-four inch cards on each individual. Now, thanks to a team of 15 volunteers, those records — listing names, serial number, home and unit, and later annotated with […]