FamilySearch Milestone: One Billionth Published Digital Image

by | Jun. 24, 2014

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FamilySearch International has reached a new milestone in its mission to preserve and provide public access to the world's historic records.

FamilySearch.org has published its one billionth digital image online, the organization was set to announce Monday.

The feat was accomplished in just seven years, Rod DeGiulio, director of FamilySearch records, said in a press release. He predicts the next billion images could be published in 3-5 years.

"These historic records are now literally going from the archive to your living room in brilliant high-definition images, just like that," DeGiulio said in a release. "The world's archives are coming to you online."

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