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FindMyPast makes it easy to research your UK ancestry and create your family tree. Search census records and trace births, marriages and deaths to bring your family history to life. 1911 British Census (accessed through the FindMyPast website) – The 1911 UK Census is a record of everyone who lived in England and Wales in 1911. It provides a unique snapshot of the lives of your ancestors.


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PictureThe 19th Century British Library Newspapers digital archive

This fully searchable database of the British Library’s newspaper holdings, provides a complete run of 48 national and regional Victorian British newspapers for the 19th century from 1800 to 1900. These support the study of colonial history, genealogical research, politics, urban studies and media courses.

Picture Alexander Street Press – American Civil War

Research Data: Contains indexed, searchable information on over 4 million soldiers and thousands of battles, together with 15,000 photographs.

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Images, Photographs, Posters, and Ephemera: Provides a vivid history of the American Civil War with over 1,400 images.

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Women and Social Movements in the United States: Organized around the history of women in social movements in the United States between 1600 and 2000 A.D.

Picture Fold3 (formerly Footnote)

Search or browse millions of historical documents and photos . Fold 3 has refocused their efforts on gathering the best online collection of military records and stories. The Fold3 name reflects military history and honor, since traditionally, the third fold in a flag-folding ceremony honors and remembers veterans for their sacrifice in defending their country and promoting peace in the world.

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Kinpoint is designed to make it easier for you to do your family history by letting you see what to work on at a glance; quickly find missing information in your family tree; and discover insights into the lives of your ancestors.

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Used by millions of people worldwide to help research family history, build a family tree, and add photos, historical records, and more

Picture Access Newspaper Archives

Newspaper is the world’s largest online newspaper archive. Featuring billions of articles from historical newspapers around the U.S. and the world, Newspaper Archive makes exploring history and genealogy easy and fun. Discover fascinating news in archived newspapers hundreds of years old – including obituaries, birth announcements, sports articles, comics, and more – to fill in the life stories you are interested in. And share those stories with others through our community at OurNewspaper Archive. All of our historical newspapers are full-page and fully searchable. Try exploring above, and discover your history today!

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Provides 19th Century westward American migration documents. The Oregon-California Trail Association established a committee to create a computer database from information in original emigrant writings of the overland trails experience. Information on names, location, Indian encounters, mode of travel, routes and other interesting details.


ProQuest Obituary Listings

The ProQuest obituaries collection is a premier resource for genealogical and historical research. You can use the collection to search obituaries and death notices from prominent newspapers such as the New York Times (dating back to 1851). The collection includes both famous and lesser-known individuals and can be searched by name or by keywords appearing in the body of the article.


World Vital Records

Access to birth, marriage and death records, Social Security Death Index family trees, census records, immigration records, court, land, and probate records, military records, directory lists, newspapers, family histories, reference materials, biographies, wills, gravestone photos, ship manifests, map collections, and yearbook collections.


ArkivDigital Online
Arkiv digital is the largest private provider of Swedish Church Records and other Historical Records online! All images are newly photographed color images of the original documents.