History and Genealogy

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Newspaper Archive
Newspaper Archive

Search newspapers for historical and genealogical information.

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Ancestry
Ancestry

Search over 10 billion genealogical records and discover your family history.

Fold3
Fold3

Fold3 Library Edition provides convenient access to US military records, including the stories, photos, and personal documents of the men and women who served. Use this link if you are outside the library.

Heritage Quest Online
Heritage Quest Online

An essential collection of genealogical and historical sources—with coverage dating back to the 1700s.

American Ancestors
American Ancestors

For genealogists of all experience levels; includes several hundred online databases.

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