Ancestry.com, museum release Nazi victim recordsSubmitted by bobbyw24 on Thu, 11/03/2011 - 13:54
WASHINGTON (AP) -- Records on more than 30,000 victims of Nazi persecution during the Holocaust are now available on Ancestry.com from collections of the U.S. Holocaust Memorial Museum in Washington.
The searchable records announced Thursday are part of the World Memory Project. The museum and Ancestry are collaborating to build the world's largest online database of information on Holocaust victims.
The World Memory Project aims to make the museum's 170 million documents easily searchable for free online.