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This is fantastic news. There are so many nooks and crannies holding important documents and I know I will never find them all.
The following press release was issued this afternoon by Ancestry.com and FamilySearch.
Groundbreaking Agreement to Deliver Valuable Historical Content Over the Next Five Years
PROVO, Utah, September 5, 2013 – Ancestry.com and FamilySearch International (online at FamilySearch.org), the two largest providers of family history resources, announced today an agreement that is expected to make approximately 1 billion global historical records available online and more easily accessible to the public for the first time. With this long-term strategic agreement, the two services will work together with the archive community over the next five years to digitize, index and publish these records from the FamilySearch vault.
The access to the global collection of records marks a major investment in international content as Ancestry.com continues to invest in expanding family history interest in its current markets and worldwide. Ancestry.com expects to invest more than $60 million over the next five years in the…
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