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This Census Indexing Acceleration Project

This project is a pilot project designed to test a new indexing method for improving the indexing process and making more records available in a shorter time.

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Skill Level

  • This project is suitable for all skill levels.

The Task

  • You will see a census image and a different indexer's initial transcription of each census field. Your job is to carefully review the entire transcript and fix any errors that you find. Based on prior experience and the different skill levels of indexers, we expect that each page will contain several errors, so please review carefully.

Characteristics and Description

  • The census was handwritten on typed forms.
  • This project includes just one type of form.
  • Each batch contains only one image, and each image shows one census form.
  • Each form usually contains 50 records.

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