Ancestry.com expands its yearbook collection
Written by Evan Blackwell, CJE
Popular family history website Ancestry.com announced this week that it was adding around 25,000 new U.S. yearbooks to its searchable online collection.
According to the company’s announcement, the site’s “U.S. Yearbook Collection” now includes close to seven million images from yearbooks dating all the way back to 1884.
“Our school years are often some of the most memorable times of our lives,” Josh Hanna, Ancestry.com Executive Vice President, said in a statement. “With the additions we’ve made to our U.S. School Yearbook collection, millions of Americans can experience their family members’ school years vicariously through the photos and records contained in this important collection.”