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African American Heritage

African American Heritage

Comprehensive mix of resources, records and tools geared toward African American ...

Search essential historical records for African Americans, including Federal Census, vital records, marriage and cohabitation records, church records, legal records, military draft and service records, registers of slaves and free(d) persons of color, Freedman’s Bank, and more.

America’s Obituaries and Death Notices

America’s Obituaries and Death Notices

Large collection of newspaper obituaries and death notices from across the US.

America's Obituaries and Death Notices offers consolidated death records from news sources nationwide where you can quickly and easily locate family, friends and colleagues across the country. Search by affiliations like occupation, education, military service, sports, hobbies and more.

Ancestry Library Edition

Ancestry Library Edition

Search billions of records and discover your family’s story. IN LIBRARY USE ONLY

Ancestry is a leading tool for genealogy research. Search census data, vital records, immigration records, family histories, military records, court and legal documents, directories, photos, maps, and more in Ancestry’s online collection of individuals from North America, the United Kingdom, Europe, Australia, and beyond.

Chronicling America

Access to information about historic American newspapers.

Columbus African American Collection

Columbus African American Collection

Historical photos and documents relating to African American history in Columbus.

Columbus Dispatch Digital

Columbus Dispatch Digital

Get full-text coverage of the Columbus Dispatch from 1871 to the present.

Columbus Historical Society

Artifacts and documents relating to Columbus and Central Ohio history.

Columbus Jewish Historical Society

Preserves the stories, artifacts, images and heritage of the Jewish communities of Central ...

Columbus News Index

Columbus News Index

Index of news articles of local interest from 1960-1997 and obituaries from 1931-1997.

Cyndi’s List of Genealogy Sites

A comprehensive, categorized list of links to genealogical research websites.

Digital Public Library of America

Millions of primary source images, text and videos from across the United States.

FamilySearch

Millions of records and free how-to resources from the Latter Day Saints.

Find A Grave

One of the best sites for locating cemeteries and finding where our ancestors are buried.

Find My Past

Find My Past

Billions of genealogy records from around the world.

Fold3

Fold3

Discover your family’s past through millions of military and genealogical records.

Fold3 is a premier collection of historical U.S. military records that brings to life the details of America’s military veterans with stories, photos, and personal documents. It contains millions of records from world-class archives--many of which are exclusively available on Fold3.

Franklin County Genealogical & Historical Society

Programs, pioneer families, lineage societies and interest groups for Franklin County ...

Franklin County Gravestone Photos and Indexes

Central Ohio cemetery histories, burial indexes and gravestone photographs.

Genealogy Collection

Genealogy Collection

Records, photographs and other digitized items relating to Columbus and Ohio genealogy.

The Genealogy Collection contains materials that relate to Ohio and its citizens. Included are names of people who lived in Columbus and Ohio.

HeritageQuest

HeritageQuest

Comprehensive mix of resources, records and tools geared to African American genealogy.

HeritageQuest is an award winning resource that allows users to search census records, books, serials, maps and other historical records to trace your genealogy. Records are included for 60 countries, with coverage dating back as early as the 1700s.

History in Context – World

History in Context – World

Reference and multimedia content, plus primary sources, about world history.

This resource provides access to centuries worth of rare primary sources, authoritative reference and multimedia content to help support students of World History.

Jewish Gen

Records, tools and resources for learning about Jewish genealogy.

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