Six States Indexed, and Free!
THE 1940 U.S. CENSUS COMMUNITY PROJECT ANNOUNCES AVAILABILITY OF FREE, NAME INDEXED RECORDS FOR SIX STATES First Set of High-Quality, Easy-to-Search Records Now Available to the Public Thanks to Efforts of Volunteer Indexers SALT LAKE CITY, UTAH (May 9, 2012) – The 1940 U.S. Census Community Project announced today the availability of a free, searchable index of 1940 U.S. census records for six U.S. states, including Delaware, Colorado, Kansas, Oregon, Virginia and New Hampshire. Records for these states are now searchable by name, location and family relations thanks to the efforts of more than 100,000 volunteers nationwide. “For the past month, Community Project partners have worked to establish the first free, searchable database of 1940 U.S. census records made possible entirely through the hard work of volunteers,” said Josh Taylor, spokesperson for the 1940 U.S. Census Community Project. “We’re proud to bring easily searchable 1940 U.S. census records for Delaware, Colorado,