Welcome to the Libguide for Genealogical Research and your 'Historical Path to Me' project. Utilize this page, and the tabs above, to navigate and complete your assignment. Contact Mr. M. in the library with any research questions.
Castle Garden - access to an extraordinary database of information on 11 million immigrants from 1820 through 1892, the year Ellis Island opened.
Cyndi's List - a comprehensive, categorized & cross-referenced list of links that point you to genealogical research sites online.
Family Search - a nonprofit family history organization dedicated to connecting families across generations, sponsored by the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints.
Genealogy Resources, by State - find an A-Z list of states' genealogy resources, sponsored by USA.gov.
Genealogy Roots Blog - for finding online genealogy databases, records and resources. The focus is on vital records (birth, marriage, divorce & death records), obituaries, census records, naturalization records, military records and ship passenger lists.
Japanese Immigrants - search for Japanese immigrants between 1887-1924.
National Archives' Archival Databases - public records from the National Archives covering military personnel, passenger lists, prisoners of war, and more...
Statue of Liberty - Ellis Island - search passenger records for this common U.S. entry point.
U.S. Searchable Death Indexes - places to find indexes for death records on the Internet, including obituaries, cemetery burials, military cemeteries, probate indexes, the Social Security Death Index, and other related items.
California Digital Newspaper Collection - a freely accessible repository of digitized California newspapers from 1846 to the present.
Chronicling America - historic newspaper pages from 1836-1922, sponsored jointly by the National Endowment for the Humanities and the Library of Congress.
Elephind - the goal of Elephind.com is to make it possible to search all the world’s online historic newspapers from one place.
Google News Archive - search and explore historical archives. News archive search can automatically create timelines which show selected results from relevant time periods.
Online Historical Newspapers - created and maintained by Miriam Robbins Midkiff. Includes links to digitized historical newspapers online and available for free or through subscription.
Family History Books - a collection of more than 150,000 digitized genealogy and family history publications from the archives of some of the most important family history libraries in the world.