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A call to action

In a number of columns, I have mentioned the massive project by the Mormons (Latter Day Saints or LDS) to take the 2.5 million microfilms they have created over the decades, and to digitize and index them. Digitizing is just the process of converting a film image to a digital image for the internet. They have to do that project on their own because the film is in their possession. Indexing the records is another matter. Each microfilm has about 1500-2000 images. Each image may have 1 record or many. For example, a register is a list of 50 names …

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