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Archives.com and National Archives Announce 1940 Census Website

More great news for the soon-to-be-released 1940 U.S. census. Today Archives.com announced the website where the census images will be available. In the video below, Connie Potter, Archivist, tells us to "please use this URL and no other because this one will direct you to the 1940 census. No other will."


Read their press release below:

Today Archives.com and the National Archives are revealing the website that will host the 1940 Census beginning April 2, 2012: 1940census.archives.gov. We encourage you to bookmark the website, and watch the video providing a behind-the-scenes look at the preparations made to publish the 1940 Census.

Please share this website and video with others!

There are only 40 days until April 2nd, a day eagerly anticipated by genealogists, historians, and academics alike. Archives.com and the National Archives are working diligently to bring you a website that makes it easy to explore the 1940 Census images. This will be the only website hosting the 1940 Census images on April 2nd.

To learn more about the 1940 Census and how you can prepare, visit Archives.com/1940census.


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On a somewhat related note, does anyone know when the next Canadian census will be released?

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