Ancestry gives you access to thousands of collections of records from around the world including immigration, census, voter, vital, and military records, newspapers & periodicals, family trees, photos & images, directories, maps, court, land, wills & financial records, stories, memories & histories, and detailed records about births, marriages, deaths, land ownership and much more. It is the largest for-profit genealogy company in the world.
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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Tell your family story, and bring your past to life. Create your own unique Who Do You Think You Are? experience. Discover what shaped the lives of your family, and watch your story unfold.
The 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.
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.
Letters and Diaries: Contains approximately 100,000 indexed pages of diaries, letters, and memoirs, including 4,000 pages of previously unpublished manuscripts, such as the letters of Amos Wood and his wife and the diary of Maryland planter William Claytor.
Images, Photographs, Posters, and Ephemera: Provides a vivid history of the American Civil War with over 1,400 images.
Social and Cultural History: Personal accounts of well-known historical figures.
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.
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Search or browse millions of historical documents and photos .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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