1940 Census Results Released Online/Finding Your Roots

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The 1940 census results were released online last week and the website registered over 60 million hits in three hours… But what do these results mean? And why is it so interesting? Well, for one thing, genealogists love it… On this hour of “All Sides,” we’ll talk about the historical significance of the 1940 census release as well as how you can do your own genealogical detective work to find your roots.

Guests

  • Leslie Asako Gladsjo (Senior Story Editor, PBS “Finding Your Roots”, Ark Media)
  • Angela O’Neal (Director of Collection Services, Ohio Historical Society)
  • Russ Pollitt (Genealogy Subject Specialist, Columbus Metropolitan Library)
  • Deborah Abbott (adjunct faculty, Institute of Genealogy & Historical Research)

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The 2012 Ohio Genealogical Society Annual Conference is in Cleveland this year from April 12 – 14, 2012. Click here for more information.

The 2012 National Genealogical Society Annual Conference is in Cincinnati this year from May 9 – 12, 2012. Click here for more information.

1940 Census FAQ and research. Click here for more information.

To browse the 1940 Census and other records that have been digitized by Family Search click here.

For more information on links and resources for the 1940 Census click here.

Click here for more information on the Ohio Historical Society.

Click here for more information on the 1940 Census from the Ohio Historical Society.

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