Posts filed under ‘1940 Census’

1940 U.S. Census Discoveries

On April 2, 2012 the 1940 Census was released! It has been a very exciting time to both Index and also search out the families I research. I would like to share with you the exciting things I have discovered!


Continue Reading April 8, 2012 at 8:42 am Leave a comment

Feel Good Feeling Indexing the 1940 Census

We all like to have that “feel good feeling” for doing something worthwhile and helpful. Come learn how you can get that “feel good feeling” helping index the 1940 census!

Continue Reading March 20, 2012 at 8:51 am 1 comment

The Microwave Oven, An Accidental Invention

The 1940’s had many technological advances, but there is one invention that most households use today that was discovered quite by accident. Percy Spencer invented the microwave oven. He was employed at Raytheon in 1941 and working with magnetron. Come read more about Percy Spencer.

Continue Reading March 12, 2012 at 4:31 pm 1 comment