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The Ancestry World Archives Project is a collaborative effort that has allowed thousands of people around the world to help preserve history that would otherwise be lost. Would you like to give back to the genealogy community? Help families discover more of their stories and share them with future generations. <br><br>The Ancestry World Archives Project lets you help us bring '''free historical record collections to the public'''. Contributors become the first to see new collections as they type in information that creates searchable record indexes. <br><br>'''[http://community.ancestry.com/wap/download_ie.aspx Click here to download the PC version.]'''<br>
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<br>[http://community.ancestry.com/wap/download_mac.aspx Click here to download the Mac version.] <br><br>If you are having difficulties downloading the keying tool [http://www.ancestry.com/wiki/index.php?title=World_Archives_Project:_Downloading_the_Keying_Tool click here]
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<p style="margin-bottom: -1%; font-size: 100%;">The Ancestry World Archives Project is a collaborative effort that has allowed thousands of people around the world to help preserve history that would otherwise be lost. Would you like to give back to the genealogy community? Help families discover more of their stories and share them with future generations.
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'''[http://www.ancestry.com/wiki/index.php?title=World_Archives_Project:_Arbitration_Instructions Arbitration Instructions]''' <br>
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'''[http://www.ancestry.com/wiki/index.php?title=World_Archives_Project:_International_Characters_and_Diacritics International Characters and Diacritics]'''<br>
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[http://c.ancestry.com/affiliate/Knowledgebase/Guides/Ancestry/WorldArchives_GettingStartedGuide.pdf '''Getting Started Guide'''] <br>
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'''[http://ancestry.custhelp.com/app/ask Contact Support]'''<br>
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[http://boards.ancestry.com/wap/mb.ashx Post a message and read messages on the '''Message Boards''']<br>
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[http://www.ancestry.com/wiki/index.php?title=World_Archives_Project:_2014_Goal '''2014 Goal''']<br>
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Current revision as of 04:12, 19 December 2014

Minutes of your time could help preserve decades.

The Ancestry World Archives Project is a collaborative effort that has allowed thousands of people around the world to help preserve history that would otherwise be lost. Would you like to give back to the genealogy community? Help families discover more of their stories and share them with future generations.


Keying How-Tos
Getting Started

Click here to download the PC version.

Click here to download the Mac version.

* Note: The keying tool is not fully compatible with Yosemite OS.

If you are having difficulties downloading the keying tool click here

Getting Started Guide

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