Not long ago we passed an important milestone and wanted to thank you for your help getting there. Fold3 members have now made over 2 million contributions to images and memorial pages on the site. Each contribution makes things easier … Continue reading
Five years ago, January 10, 2007, the Footnote website was born with a mission to provide convenient access to original source documents. We celebrated with a cake so orange that it probably shortened our lives. When we launched, we had … Continue reading
This week we reached an important milestone in the War of 1812 Pension and Bounty Land Warrant Applications project we’re working on with the Federation of Genealogical Societies (FGS) and the National Archives. The files are arranged in alphabetical order … Continue reading
On September 15th we will be removing from Fold3 some of the newspapers that came from two of our partners, SmallTownPapers® and Gannett. This is due to contractual issues and we have no plans to remove any other content from the site. … Continue reading
Today we announced our intention to create the finest and most comprehensive collection of U.S. Military records available on the internet and changed the name of the site from Footnote to Fold3.
Adding millions and millions of images to the site has finally caught up with us. Our servers have outgrown their home and we need to move them to a larger facility. We’re planning to make the move in the morning … Continue reading
John Muir, naturalist and “Father of the US National Parks Service” was born on this day in 1838 in Dunbar, Scotland. His family immigrated to the United States in 1849 where Muir grew up, attended college and developed a love … Continue reading