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African American Heritage

A comprehensive mix of resources, records, and tools specifically pertaining to African American genealogy that can also connect users to a community of research experts, who offer mentoring and research assistance.

Ancestry Library Edition (In Library Only) Now Available remotely thru April

 Vast genealogical resource focused mainly on the United States and the United Kingdom, including census, vital, church, court, and immigration records, as well as record collections from Canada and other areas. Including census, vital, church, court, and immigration records.

Biography Reference Bank

Biographies and obituaries covering over 500,000 people. Includes photographs..

Demographics Now

Create demographic reports, view U.S. Census data, find people and businesses and much more.

Fold3 Library Edition

The premier collection of historical military records, including the stories, photos, and personal documents of the men and women who served from the Revolutionary War through recent conflicts. It contains millions of records from world-class archives, many of which are exclusively available on Fold3 Library Edition.

Heritage Quest

With an essential collection of genealogical and historical sources for more than 60 countries, with coverage dating back as early as the 1700s, this collection can help people find their ancestors and discover a place’s past, while also providing a comprehensive treasury of genealogical sources rich in unique records, local and family histories, and finding-aids.

Mansfield News Journal Index (Proquest)

This online newspaper index not only includes articles and obituaries from the News Journal, but also companies, people, products, and more. From 2002 to the present. 

Newspaper Archive (Temporary remote access until May15 2020)

The largest historical newspaper online database with more than 70 million newspaper pages and more than 80,000 pages being added per day.

Sanborn Fire Insurance Maps

Large scale street plans and property and land use maps of everyday life produced by the Sanborn Fire Insurance company from 1867 to 1970.  Includes more than 660,000 large-scale maps of more than 12,000 US towns and cities

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American Ancestors

Founded in 1845, the New England Historic Genealogical Society (NEHGS) is the country’s leading resource for family history research. For more than 150 years, NEHGS has helped new and experienced researchers trace their heritage in New England and around the world.

Cyndi's List of Genealogy sites on the Internet

Cyndi's List categorizes and cross-references websites that are useful to genealogical researchers.

RootsWeb

RootsWeb is "the oldest and largest free genealogy site on the internet".

USGenWeb project

USGenWeb is a gateway to "genealogy websites for genealogical research in every county and every state in the United States".

Your Ancestor in the Military

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