FOOTNOTE.COM OPENS INTERACTIVE 1930 US CENSUS FOR FREE TO THE PUBLIC
August 4, 2009
Footnote.com announced today that it is providing free access to the more than 123 million names from its Interactive 1930 US Census throughout the month of August.
With Footnote.com's interactive census users can view, download and print images from the census. Visitors to the site can interact with the site and other users to share images, add comments, spotlight interesting finds, create pages for ancestors and tell their stories. To learn more about how the census experience on Footnote.com is unique visit the company's Web site.
"The 1930 Census is one of the most powerful resources available to anyone who wants to learn more about their ancestors," said Russell Wilding, CEO of Footnote.com. "At Footnote.com we've created an interactive site where more pieces to the puzzle can come together. For history buffs and genealogists it's all about connecting the dots and gathering more puzzle pieces. The more puzzle pieces you have, the more detailed the picture will become."
Some of the information contained about individuals in the 1930 US Census includes:
- Where they lived
- Who they lived with
- When and where they were born
- What they did for a living
Visitors to the Footnote.com Web site can access the Interactive 1930 US census for free today.
About Footnote, Inc.
Footnote.com is a subscription website that features searchable original documents, providing users with an unaltered view of the events, places and people that shaped the American nation and the world. At Footnote.com, all are invited to come share, discuss, and collaborate on their discoveries with friends, family, and colleagues. For more information, visit www.footnote.com.
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