“”What’s New in ArkivDigital?”
Kathy Meade, ArkivDigital
What is New in ArkivDigital?
This presentation will focus on additions and changes to ArkivDigital within the last two years. An overview will be given on the differences between the base and All-in-one versions and showing the two methods for searching: archive and register search. Focus will be on showing records in the following archives: Swedish American church records, Tax registers (district, county, and national levels) and the SCB archives.
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Using Name Searchable Registers in ArkivDigital
Learn about the name searchable registers in ArkivDigital. Learn how to use the new name searchable registers for the household/congregation records between 1880-1920, population registers for 1950 and 1960 and the Swedes in the 1940 United States census. The presentation will focus primarily on showing how to search in these registers but will also highlight a few other new registers such as emigration and released prisoner name registers.
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What is New in ArkivDigital’s Military Archives?
ArkivDigital’s online archive includes all the general muster rolls for both the allotment and enlisted regiments as well as many other types of military rolls. This presentation will focus on giving an overview of the types of military records one can find in ArkivDigital such as the general muster rolls, pension records, and the recent additions of service records for men enlisted between 1902 and 1941. Examples of how to search for both a general muster roll and during the allotment period and a service record for someone enrolled in the early 20th century will be demonstrated.
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Kathy Meade is the North American representative for ArkivDigital. Besides working for ArkivDigital, Ms. Meade serves on the advisory board of the Nordic Family Research Center at the Swedish American Museum in Chicago. She also volunteers at the Arlington Heights Memorial Library helping patrons with their Swedish research.
Kathy has been assisting persons with their Swedish research for eleven years. In a prior life, Ms. Meade worked more than twenty years in the information technology industry including working and living for six years in Sweden and Norway .
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