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Genealogy and Local History

A site devoted to African American genealogy, to researching African Ancestry in the Americas in particular and to genealogical research and resources in general. Includes birth and death records, slave names and surnames.

* Only available at library locations.

Access 2,500 subscription and free databases containing millions of family names, full-text records and indexes, digitized images of census records, periodical indexes, Social Security death index, obituaries, vital records, public records and Ancestry World Tree.

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BillionGraves is the world′s largest resource for searchable GPS cemetery data, and is growing bigger and better every day. You can help by collecting headstone images from local and other cemeteries, and then by transcribing the personal information found on the images

Administered by the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints, FamilySearch includes both U. S. and international vital records, probate, land and military records and more. Researchers can also search the Family History Center’s library catalog and receive research guidance.

The Fold3 collections feature documents relating to the Revolutionary War, Civil War, WWI, WWII, U.S. Presidents, historical newspapers and naturalization documents. In addition to hosting millions of records, Fold3 creates an environment where members can share their content and insights, ranging from major historical events to personal accounts and family histories

Census data, family records and local histories. Every extant U.S. federal census, family genealogies, local histories, tax lists, city directories, land and probate records, birth, marriage and death records, genealogical and local history serials, and more.

Browse current events by Hot Topics and News Headlines/Activities for timely research questions and research paper ideas. Browse Special Reports by subject category. Access broadcast transcripts, newswires, select Spanish language news sources, U.S. government publications and American news magazines by browsing publication title links as well as keyword, full-text searching and more.

A non-commercial volunteer-based project that's fully committed to free genealogy access for everyone. County and state level information for all 50 U. S. states, the District of Columbia and Oklahoma’s Indian Territory.