Updated Surname Files

December 13, 2012 by  

Attention! We have recently added 1,570 Surname files to our existing collection of 2,600 files. Thanks to local researcher Teresa Martin Klaiber with her recent donation of nearly 1,600 files.  Take a look at the link below and see if any of the new files can help in your research. http://thebookplace.org/?wpfb_dl=250    

Ancestry Library

April 9, 2012 by  

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In-house Access Ancestry Library Edition, distributed exclusively by ProQuest and powered by Ancestry.com, delivers billions of records in census data, vital records, directories, photos, and more. Ancestry Library Edition brings the world’s most popular consumer online genealogy resource to your library. It’s an unprecedented online collection of individuals from North America, the UK, Europe, Australia, and more. Answers await everyone—whether professional or hobbyist, expert or novice, genealogist, or historian—inside the more than 7,000 available databases. Here, you can unlock the … Continue reading

Sanborn Digital Maps

April 9, 2012 by  

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Remote Access*   In-house Access *Contact Genealogy for username and password Sanborn fire insurance maps are valuable historical tools for urban specialists, social historians, architects, geographers, genealogists, local historians, planners, environmentalists and anyone who wants to learn about the history, growth, and development of American cities, towns, and neighborhoods. They are large-scale plans containing data that can be used to estimate the potential risk for urban structures. This includes information such as the outline of each building, the size, shape and construction materials, heights, … Continue reading

Heritage Quest Online

April 9, 2012 by  

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Remote Access   In-house Access HeritageQuest Online is a comprehensive treasury of American genealogical sources—rich in unique primary sources, local and family histories, and finding aids. 18th Century or 20th Century. European or Native American. Farm or Factory. East Coast or West Coast. Where does your American past begin? Discover the amazing history of you with HeritageQuest Online. It delivers an essential collection of genealogical and historical sources—with coverage dating back to the 1700s—that can help people find their ancestors … Continue reading

America’s Genealogy Bank

April 9, 2012 by  

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Remote Access   In-house Access America’s GenealogyBank provides Web-based access to millions of the United States’ core genealogical records from 1652 to the present day. Through basic name search and advanced search options, genealogists can easily find and browse digital images of American historical genealogies, obituaries, marriage notices, birth announcements, casualty lists, military and government documents and other essential primary sources. It also provides the full text of modern U.S. newspaper obituaries and enhanced Social Security Death Index (SSDI) records. Significantly, … Continue reading

America’s News

April 9, 2012 by  

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Remote Access   In-house Access Search current and archived coverage of issues, events, people, government, sports and more with the largest collection of full-text U.S. newspapers.  Includes staff-written articles, obituaries, editorials, announcements, real estate and other sections.  This comprehensive resource offers tens of millions of current and archived full-text articles from news sources nationwide in a single, fully searchable online database. It includes the complete electronic editions of more than 1,890 U.S. news sources and news video clips. Ability to … Continue reading

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