At 12.01am Monday, at the NARA (National Archives and Records Administration) offices in Maryland, we received the 1940 US Federal Census images. We immediately headed to our new data center to begin uploading the images for our users.
As we’ve announced on this blog, we’re providing access to the census (images and index) for free and we’ll provide automatic alerts whenever there’s a match between your family tree and a census record.
While we proceed with this monumental task, we’ve been following the Twitter buzz as people have been tweeting 24/7 about the census. We've been so amazed by the hype that we couldn't resist sharing some of our favorite census tweets: (Want to join the buzz? Tweet us @myheritage.)
You can find the 1940 Census records at www.myheritage.com/1940census.