Much Anticipated Historic Freedmen's Bureau Project Reaches Halfway Point with More Than One Million Records Transcribed
February 18, 2016 16:29 ET | FamilySearch
SALT LAKE CITY, Feb. 18, 2016 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- As of February 9, 2016, the Freedmen's Bureau Project reached a significant milestone with more than one million records transcribed. Nationwide...
TapGenes Wins First Place at 2016 RootsTech Innovator Showdown
February 09, 2016 09:08 ET | FamilySearch
SALT LAKE CITY, UTAH, Feb. 9, 2016 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- TapGenes walked away with $45,000 in cash and prizes as the first place winner in the RootsTech Innovator Showdown, one of the top innovator...
Family History Enthusiasts Worldwide Gathering in Utah for RootsTech 2016
January 27, 2016 13:57 ET | FamilySearch
SALT LAKE CITY, Jan. 27, 2016 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- RootsTech, the largest family history conference in the world, is looking forward to over 20,000 visitors over four days with an exciting array of...
InsideSales.com Founder Ken Krogue to Keynote RootsTech's Innovator Summit
January 13, 2016 16:04 ET | FamilySearch
SALT LAKE CITY, Jan. 13, 2016 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- RootsTech, the world's largest family history technology conference, will turn the spotlight on highly successful tech entrepreneur and founder of...
Milestones Reached in Freedmen's Bureau Project
December 01, 2015 09:42 ET | FamilySearch
SALT LAKE CITY, Dec. 1, 2015 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- FamilySearch International, the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture (NMAAHC), and the Afro-American Historical and...
Pulitzer Prize winning biographer, historian, Doris Kearns Goodwin, to keynote RootsTech 2016
November 17, 2015 11:19 ET | FamilySearch
SALT LAKE CITY, Nov. 17, 2015 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- RootsTech, the largest family history conference in the world, announced Doris Kearns Goodwin has joined its lineup of keynote speakers. Goodwin, a...
Mormon Family History Library Still Connecting Generations of Families after 30 Years
October 22, 2015 09:15 ET | FamilySearch
SALT LAKE CITY, Oct. 22, 2015 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- FamilySearch's Family History Library (FHL) in downtown Salt Lake City, Utah, will celebrate its 30th anniversary on October 23, 2015. When the new...
2016 RootsTech Innovator Showdown Offering $100,000 in Prizes!
September 10, 2015 07:08 ET | FamilySearch
SALT LAKE CITY, Sept. 10, 2015 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- RootsTech, the world's largest family history and technology conference, is now accepting entries for the 2016 Innovator Showdown—a "Global...
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One Week. 100,000 Online Volunteers. Time to "Fuel the Find!"
July 15, 2015 13:59 ET | FamilySearch
SALT LAKE CITY, July 15, 2015 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- A record-setting 100,000 online volunteers are expected to participate in the second annual Worldwide Indexing Event, facilitating millions of...
Free Historical Book Collection Online Hits 200,000th Milestone
April 13, 2015 12:04 ET | FamilySearch
SALT LAKE CITY, UTAH, April 13, 2015 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Imagine a free virtual online library of rare historical books from all over the world to help you discover rich, unknown details about the...