Discover your ancestors at Ancestry.com, the world’s largest family history website. Browse census records, passenger lists and locality-specific databases and start your own family tree.
|African American Heritage |
African American Heritage is an essential collection of databases and resources for African American research. It includes original records, the AfriGeneasTM Community social networking site, and Black Genesis, a state-by-state methodological resource guide.
AmericanAncestors.org, produced by the New England Historic Genealogical Society (NEHGS), provides a wealth of resources for researching New England and early American families. The site includes many searchable databases, the NEHGS library catalog and publications list, and more.
|Archives Unbound: Evangelism in Africa: Correspondence of the Board of Foreign Mission, 1835-1910 |
A unique collection of records of the Board of Foreign Missions of the Presbyterian Church, an agency that created orphanages, schools, hospitals, and churches in Africa from 1835-1910, is accessible on Archives Unbound.
|Archives Unbound: The Civil War in Words and Deeds |
Archives Unbound is a collection of regimental histories and personal narratives documenting all facets of military life during the Civil War.
|Archives Unbound: The War of 1812: Diplomacy on the High Seas |
The Archives Unbound: The War of 1812: Diplomacy on the High Seas collection includes applications from privateers, documents regarding enemy aliens and prisoners of war, and passenger lists from the United States covering the time period of 1812-1814.
At fold3.com, it is possible to search for or browse millions of historical documents and photographs. This database includes digital images of military records, city directories and many other resources.
Search the PERiodical Source Index (PERSI), census records, books, and numerous other record sets including the U. S. Serials Set, Freedman’s Bank records, and Revolutionary War records at HeritageQuestOnline.com. Many of the sources found at this site feature digital images.
|Origins Network: British, Irish, & Scots |
The Origins Network is the most respected source for online British and Irish genealogical research. The Origins Network website includes access to a wealth of unique records and images for Great Britain, Ireland and Scotland.
|Slavery and Anti-Slavery: A Transnational Archive |
The Slavery and Anti-Slavery database is a rare historical archive of court records, maps, books, newspapers, and periodicals from the United States, Latin America, the Caribbean, Africa, and Europe specific to the topics of slavery and abolition.