The Elizabeth Public Library has digitized newspapers including The Elizabeth Daily Journal and the Union County Local Source as well as online access to genealogy databases available with a library card.




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Elizabeth NJ Daily Life Records



Elizabeth Public Library Online Exhibits

A Carnegie Library: History of the Elizabeth Public Library

Historic Buildings of Elizabeth

The Hamilton Documents

Headlines From The Home Front: U.S. Enters World War I as Covered in the Elizabeth Daily Journal



Libraries, Museums, & Archives

Elizabeth Library Branches

Onsite City Directory Inventory

Onsite Elizabeth Newspaper Inventory

Elizabeth Vertical File Subject Index

Union County and New Jersey Vertical File Subject Index




Elizabeth City Modern Helps

Elizabeth Public Library Digital Resources

Ancestry Library Edition

Black Life in America

Elizabeth Daily Journal 1872-1922

Heritage Hub US Obituaries 1824-present

Heritage Quest

The New York times

Union County Local Source – The Union County Local Source was created by the merger of the Union Leader, The Observer, The Progress and The Eagle. The database covers 2008-2018

The Star-Ledger


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