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Databases of the New England Historic Genealogical Society. Highlights include full-text access to the New England Historical and Genealogical Register from 1847 to 1994 and the Massachusetts Vital Records to 1910.
Ancestry Library Edition
Access to more than 7 billion names in more than 4,000 genealogical databases including Census Records, Passenger Lists and UK & Ireland records. Library version of Ancestry.com.
Fold3 (formerly Footnote)
Searchable digitized images of millions of historical primary documents relating to the Revolutionary War, Civil War, WWI, WWII, U.S. Presidents, historical newspapers and naturalization documents, many from the National Archives.
Search U.S. Federal Census records, digitized family and local history books, an index to genealogical and local history periodicals, Revolutionary War Pension and Bounty Land Warrant Application Files and the Freedman's Bank Records, 1865-1874.
New York Times (1851-2009) w/ Index
Searchable full-text and page images from The New York Times archive with the option to search by subject headings (index covers 1851-1993).
America's Historical Imprints
Search full-text early American books, pamphlets, broadsides, government documents and rare printed materials. Combined search of American Broadsides and Ephemera (1760-1900) and Early American Imprints (1639-1819).
America's Historical Newspapers
Searchable full-text and page images of newspapers from across the country including early newspapers, 1690-1922, African American Newspapers, 1827-1998; Ethnic American Newspapers from the Balch Collection, 1799-1971 and Hispanic American Newspapers, 1808-1980.
APS Online provides searchable full-text and page images from over 1,800 popular magazines, journals and newspapers which began publication between 1740 and 1900 with coverage through 1940. Also contains titles archived at the Center for Research Libraries (CRL), including labor, trade, literary, scientific, and photographic periodicals, as well as other historically-significant titles.
Atlanta Constitution (1868-1945)
The Atlanta Constitution (1868-1945) offers full page and article images with searchable full text back to the first issue.
Biography and Genealogy Master Index
Indexes biographical listings in dictionaries and encyclopedias covering millions individuals, both living and deceased, from every field of activity and from all areas of the world.
Boston Globe (1872-1981)
Full-text and image archive offering complete coverage of the Globe from 1872-1981.
Compact Memory offers actual reproductions of the most important research journals for German-Jewish history and genealogy research, covering the entire German-speaking world. Since some of these journals carried news about Jews in areas outside Germany as well, they are worth consulting for news of other locations, such as the United States and Russia.
An experimental NYPL website features digitized 1940 telephone directories for New York City, which, combined with powerful search tools enable patrons to convert residential street addresses into census enumeration districts (ED), which leads to the 1940 Census records via the National Archives.
Directory of Professional Genealogists
Contains the 1999-2000 Directory of Professional Genealogists. Also find links to other Professional Genealogical organizations under Resources.
Covers the period 1892-1924 when 22 million passengers and crew members entered the Port of New York through Ellis Island. Search for an immigrant's name and view a digitized page of the passenger manifest.
An enhanced search of the Ellis Island Database (1892-1924).
Freedman's Bank Records, 1865-1874
Freedman's Bank Records are a great source for genealogists researching their African American heritage. This database is an index to registers of signatures of depositors and includes images of the original documents.
A searchable repository of old newspapers published in New York State, between 1795 and 2007. Includes Old Fulton NY Postcards, a collection of digitized images recording the history of Fulton, NY.