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Selected Internet Resources in Genealogy, United States History and New York City History


The Milstein Division has compiled extensive lists of free websites pertaining to genealogy, United States history, and New York City history. These lists are periodocally updated. 

Selected Genealogy Resources

Selected Internet Resources Genealogy  is a list of free websites useful when conducting genealogical research. It includes links to genealogical, and historical societies, archives and libraries; search engines, catalogs, and databases; guides to all aspects of genealogical research; blogs and newsletters; data portals, and records, digitized and transcribed. 

General View - Manhattan - Aerial view - West 34th Street- Seventh Avenue - looking southeast,Macys - Harold Square, Digital ID 1558473, New York Public Library

Selected United States History Resources

Over one hundred links to free resources pertaining to the colonial period, the nineteenth and twentieth centuries, the Civil War, political history, African American history, and United States history in general. Resources include links to digital collections, digitized historical texts, maps, and timelines.

Selected New York City History Resources

More than 80 free resources pertaining to the history of New York City, including links to digital exhibitions and libraries, websites, and information about the city and each of the five boroughs.