American genealogical sources, primary sources, local and family histories, images, finding aids. Coverage from late 1700's. more info.
Full-text articles from major national and regional newspapers, including the Washington Post, Los Angeles Times, and the Star Tribune. Coverage varies by title. more info.
Search multiple magazine and newspaper resources, in addition to business databases. more info.
Full text of articles from the newspaper, 1986 to present. See also ProQuest Digital Microfilm. more info.
Historical New York Times, 1851–2009
Offers full page and article images with searchable full-text back to the first issue. See ProQuest Digital Microfilm for current articles. more info.
St. Paul Pioneer Press
Full-text articles, 1988 to present. more info.
Biography In Context
Biographical information on people from throughout history, around the world, and across all disciplines and subject areas. Searchable by birth and death years and places, nationality, ethnicity, occupation or gender. Results include images, audio, and articles from periodicals and reference books. more info.
Information provided on local, U.S., and worldwide, nonprofit membership organizations and professional societies. Contents include contact information, affiliations, and a brief history. Some entries include IRS information. more info.
American Periodicals Series Online, 1740–1941
Digitized images of articles from 1740-1940 covering art, history, literature, politics, education and general news. Original typography, drawings, graphic elements, and article layouts. more info.
Biography & Genealogy Master Index
Locate biographical citations for more than 1,000 volumes and editions of current and retrospective biographical reference sources. more info.
Ancestry Library Edition
An ever expanding collection of records, including U.S. Federal Census records, passenger lists, birth, death, marriage, and military records, family and local history collections, newspapers and directories. Also includes international records. Available only on library workstations. more info.
Asia & the Pacific - Cyndi's List
A good starting point for researching your Asian ancestry.
Voyages: The Trans-Atlantic Slave Trade Database
Find information on 35,000 slave trade voyages to the Americas, Europe and beyond, between the 16th and 19th c...more
Freedmen's Bureau Online
The Bureau of Refugees, Freedmen and Abandoned Lands was formed by the War Department in 1865. This federal ag...more
Native American Genealogy
Excellent starting place with categories on land patents, tribes, census records, cemeteries and more. Searcha...more
A main portal for African-American family history. Includes excellent online access to transcribed documents, ...more
Index of Native American Resources on the Web
This immense site is a collection of links to pages by and about Native Americans and includes many links to N...more
How Do I Trace Indian Ancestry?
A great resource for starting the search for your Native American roots.
Online Native American Genealogy Records and Databases
Includes free links to tribal and state resources, Dawes Commission records and more. A great list of online s...more
An affiliate of the Museum of Jewish Heritage, this site provides an excellent place to begin researching Jewi...more
The main link for GenWeb projects around the globe, encompasses hundreds of genealogical, historical and recor...more
SHHAR: Society of Hispanic Historical and Ancestral Research
Run by volunteers, this attractive site provides numerous resources for researching Hispanic ancestry. The sit...more
The JewishGen ShtetlSeeker
Searchable database of all the localities in the 31 countries of Central and Eastern ...more
Asia Genweb Project
Hundreds of links for Asian genealogy including resources for 32 countries and cultures.