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LDS FamilySearch + Ancestry.com = 1 Billion New Historical Records Online

Since it was completed nearly 50 years ago, the LDS Church's Granite Mountain Records Vault in Utah's Little Cottonwood Canyon has protected in its safe, dry and climate-controlled environment billions of pages of genealogical records on 2.4 million rolls of microfilm and 1 million microfiche. Now a new five-year, $60 million deal between FamilySearch International, the LDS Church's nonprofit genealogical organization, and Ancestry.com will mine 1 billion records from that trove, bringing them out of storage and to the public.
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