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Have you tried Indexing at FamilySearch.org? It’s a great experience. A way to learn where the information comes from, improve your skills reading handwriting, learn history of different parts of the world, plus you’re giving back to the family history community. A win win for everyone.
There are several great projects available right now.
Local to the Chicago area, you can index Chicago Catholic Church records and Cook Death Certificates, 1959-1994.
Have roots in the boot? Calling all Italians. Family Search International collaborated with the National Archives of Italy to digitally preserve Italian vital records. Index Italian records from 115 million images to add more than 500 million names.
Family Search has declared 2014 the “Year of the Obituary.” Contribute to their goal to index 100 million names from obituaries, the ‘treasure trove” of valuable genealogical information.
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