Indexes help us gain access to previously hidden records.
Indexing can be time-consuming and challenging.
Indexing gives one a sense of accomplishment.
Indexing is a win-win!
All of these are why I took note when I read ... Inmates volunteer for family history work, indexing
Inside county jails across
Utah, Arizona and , nearly 2,300 inmates voluntarily meet as family history indexing teams to help organize genealogical records around the world... Idaho
The inmates in each of the county jails and two statewide facilities logged more than 7 million names in 2014...
Are you aware of similar efforts where incarcerated individuals are performing family history indexing or assisting with some other genealogy-related crowdsourcing project?
Editor’s Note: Related articles ...
+ Smithsonian expands its crowdsourcing -- it's amazing what we can ALL accomplish in just a few minutes ...
+ Crowdsourcing -- making recently unimaginable amounts of information available to us at our finger tips!
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