The National Archives and Records Administration (NARA) recently released BIG NEWS about the 1950 Census- it will be released with a name search function!
The upcoming 1950 Census Website will have a search function powered by an Artificial Intelligence/Machine Learning (AI/ML) and Optical Character Recognition (OCR) tool. The website is in development and is undergoing "rigorous testing" to ensure a successful launch in April 2022! Get all the details in this National Archives News post by Victoria Macchi!
ISGS is working hard to keep you informed of all the latest 1950 Census news!
- If you don't already have a copy of the Summer 2021 ISGS Quarterly, it is a must-read, containing a history of the 1950 Census, what information will be included, how to prepare for the release, and much more!
- And don't miss the Winter 2021 Quarterly, featuring the latest Census updates, researched by super-sleuth (and ISGS Past President) Laura Marshall Kovarik!
- Plus, even more special features are in the works for the Spring 2022 Census release! Stay Tuned!
Past issues of the ISGS Quarterly can be purchased through our Online Store- CLICK HERE!
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