Footnote: Interactive Census free through April

Our friends at Footnote have announced that their Interactive Census Collection will be free to the public through the end of April.

To view images in this collection, readers only need to register (for free). Footnote currently has available the 1860 and 1930 US censuses, as well as parts of 1900, 1910 and 1920. They are planning to add the balance of the censuses, 1790-1930, by the end of the year.

For more information, click here.

Did you know that Footnote also holds newspaper archives, great historical comic strips, weird news and vintage ads (some of which are not exactly politically correct by today’s standards).

Click here to learn more about those interesting collections.

One Response

  1. My grandfather came to America as Leisir Forma from Poland at about 1906-8/ In 1911 brought over to Ellis Island Grandmother,Ruchla Forma on the “Adriatic” with the children(my father included). I got no results on the census of 1920 as as in “Footnote/ I have not dicovered any data on Grandfather who came from Ciechanov ,as if he did not exist/

    Can anyone explain this reality?

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