Duluth Public Library

The Duluth Public Library consists of a main downtown library and two branches in the city. The library was founded in 1890. Branch Libraries: Mount Royal Branch - Duluth Public Library 105 Mt. Royal Shopping Circle Duluth, MN 55803 218-730-4290 West Duluth Branch - Duluth Public Library 5830 Grand Avenue Duluth, MN 55807 218-730-4280 The library contributes to Minnesota Reflections atlases, maps, and books that record and reflect the early history of Duluth and Northeastern Minnesota.   [su_heading size="24"]Online Collections[/su_heading] Biography File Index - List of the names of people included in the Duluth Public Library's biography files. Duluth Area Obituary Index - Find dates of obituaries printed in the Duluth News Tribune and Duluth Herald newspapers from 1954 to the present. Recommended Genealogy Sites - Sites to help your search. Iron Range Resource Center - Search the Minnesota Discovery Center Genealogy Database and Archi…
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Excelsior-Lake Minnetonka Historical Society

The Excelsior-Lake Minnetonka Historical Society (ELMHS) is dedicated to collecting, preserving, and educating people about the history of the city of Excelsior, Minnesota.   ELMHS has online collections at Minnesota Reflections, the University of Minnesota Libraries, and at their own website. Onsite collections include family files, house files, personal diaries, and other historical documents.  Online Collections Property Resources: University of Minnesota John R. Borchert Map Collection Minnesota Historical Society Minnesota Maps Woodman's Minnetonka Map Directory, 1908 Sanborn Fire Insurance Maps (images 20-36) University of Minnesota - Minnesota Historical Aerial Photographs Bureau of Land Management General Land Office Records Hennepin County Property Information Search Excelsior Heritage Preservation Commission Historical Newspapers: Minnesota Digital Newspaper Hub Chronicling America Historic American Newspapers South Lake Minnetonka Image R…
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Fillmore County Historical Society

The Fillmore County Historical Society in Fountain, Minnesota, collects photographs and artifacts related to the history of Fillmore County, which is one of the oldest counties in the state and is located in the southeastern part of Minnesota on the Iowa border.   The historical society shares content with Minnesota Reflections. [su_heading size="24"]Online Collections[/su_heading] Fillmore County Birth Index 1870-1921- Births_Index_2013_Pdf Fillmore County Death Index 1870-1940 - Deaths_Index_2013pdf Fillmore County Historical Center Obituary Index 1857-present - Obit_Index_Fchc2013 (all 24 townships) Fillmore County Marriage Index  1858-1900 - Marriageindex2013 Fillmore County Will / Probate Index  1858-1944 - Probate_Index_2013 Fillmore County Historical Center Gravestone Index - Gravestones_Index_2013   How to Search FCHC Online Indexes Step 1:  Open database you wish to search or browse. (see PDF file links below) Step 2:  T…
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Anoka County Historical Society

The Anoka County Historical Society, in Anoka, Minnesota, collects photographs, printed materials and artifacts related to Anoka County. The society supports genealogical research with a wide range of historical resources. Anoka County Historical Society has contributed photos of historic Anoka county to Minnesota Reflections.     [su_heading size="24"]Online Collections[/su_heading] Anoka County Links National Historic Register of Properties in Anoka County Newspaper Subject Files

This is a collection of materials organized by subject, including events, people, organizations and places. It primarily contains newspaper clippings, and also copies of relevant archival manuscripts from the broader ACHS Collections. For more information on the contents of a file, please contact us.

Anoka County Historical Society Newsletters Photographs Oral History Collection

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Carlton County Historical Society

"The Carlton County Historical Society in Cloquet, Minnesota, serves the citizens of northeastern Minnesota by collecting photographs, printed materials and artifacts related to the history of northeastern county." The Carlton County Historical Society has digitized collections at Minnesota Reflections including photographs of several towns, "especially the settling and development of Cloquet. Topics include industrial scenes, village life, school groups, disasters and street scenes."     [su_heading size="18"]Carlton County Historical Society Store [/su_heading] We offer regional history books, publications and other items that tell the story of Carlton County's history. Items are available at the Museum Store or may be ordered by mail, phone, or e-mail. A 7.375% sales tax will be charged on all merchandise and shipping and handling will be added to mailed items.  Please contact us via email or phone to place your order. Since we do not have a credit card m…
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Minnesota Digital Library

Minnesota Digital Library, MDL, is a site made up of more than 200 contributing organizations that collaborate on digitizing historical records that will preserve the history and culture of Minnesota. Below are some curated collections and some topics/subjects, but this is not a complete listing of their holdings. Be sure to search for areas of personal interest.         Minnesota Residence Records Directories Duluth - 1882 Duluth City Directory for Duluth, St. Louis County, Minnesota St. Cloud - 1888 St. Cloud City Directory St. Cloud - 1892 St. Cloud City Directory St. Cloud - 1894 St. Cloud City Directory St. Cloud - 1896 St. Cloud City Directory St. Cloud - 1897 St. Cloud City Directory St. Cloud - 1899 St. Cloud City Directory St. Cloud - 1901 St. Cloud City Directory Stillwater - 1882 Stillwater City Directory Stillwater - 1887 Stillwater City Directory Stillwater - 1890-91 Stillwater City Directory St…
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Western Illinois University Libraries

Western Illinois University Libraries have valuable genealogy and family history collections at the Macomb Library and at CARLI, the digital consortium for Illinois. Western Illinois University also houses the Illinois Regional Archives Depository (IRAD) with special collections searchable at the Illinois State Archives. Valuable collections from the Western Illinois University Libraries at Macomb, CARLI, or Internet Archive include: Yearbooks, The Sequel, the yearbook of Western Illinois University, 1905-2006 Laws of Illinois Digital Books Digital Images, historic photos of west-central Illinois, fully cataloged and searchable by keyword Western Courier Newspaper Collection Laboratory School History Collection, "contains yearbooks, scrapbooks, photographs, and ephemera from the laboratory K-12 school at Western Illinois University (1902-1977)" Historical Society Newsletters at Western Illinois University, "Historical Society Newsletters at Western Illi…
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Adams County Historical Society

The Adams County Historical Society keeps historical records for Adams County, Nebraska. Members are able to search a Newspaper index, Obituary index, Tombstone transcriptions from all cemeteries in the county, an index of Marriage Licenses, Naturalization Records, Hastings City Directories, Census Records, School Records, Church Records, and more. These records are on-site only. To order archive research follow the Ordering Information instructions.   Free, online collections include photos of historic buildings, cemetery addresses, rural schools, historic slideshows, and more.         Birth, Marriage, & Death Records   Birth and Death Records NOTE: Birth and death records in Nebraska begin in 1905.  They are available only from the Nebraska Department of Health and Human Services.     Cemeteries Adams County Cemeteries         Residence Records Maps Adams County Township Map…
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Idaho Commission for Libraries (ICfL)

The Idaho Commission for Libraries (ICfL) is Idaho's Digital Repository is a cooperative project of the Idaho Commission for Libraries and all state agencies. It is a searchable centralized collection of digital publications that are created by state agencies for the purpose of public information. There is limited overlap with the Idaho State Archives.     [su_heading size="24"]Online Collections[/su_heading] A few collections that might interest family historians: A.J. Winters Elementary

Bannock County Images - Bannock County Images is a digital repository through which researchers, students, scholars, genealogists, historic interpreters, authors, and members of the general public can access information pertaining to Bannock County, Idaho.  This is a collaborative project between Special Collections and Archives, Eli M. Oboler Library, Idaho…

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Hawaii State Archives

The Hawaii State Archives collects and preserves Hawaii's historical documents. Featured content includes birth records, marriage & divorce records, death records, city directories, government almanacs, land records, World War 1 records and more.   Hawaiian Digital Collections is the digital home of the Hawaii State Archives and has land records, tax records, passenger lists, a name index, photographs, and more for online family history research.   Citing Sources from Hawaii State Archives: Please use our guidelines to properly cite resources: http://ags.hawaii.gov/archives/citing-sources-from-the-hawaii-state-archives/     Hawaii Birth, Marriage, and Death Records   Vital Statistics Collection, 1826-1929 - Hawaii, Kauai, Molokai, and Niihau - Maui - Oahu (partial)     Marriage Records Genealogy Indexes to search all Marriages - Hawaiʻi Island - 1832-1910 Marriages - Hawaiʻi Island - 1911-1929 Marriages…
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North Dakota GenWeb

ND GenWeb has free online genealogical data for North Dakota including Historical, Land Records, Military Records, Naturalization Records, Newspapers, Medical, Schools & Alumni and more.   Also visit North Dakota GenWeb Archives at USGenWeb Archives. ​​ North Dakota GenWeb by County: Adams County - Adams County Genealogy Records online, at NDGW Barnes County - Barnes County Genealogy Records online, at NDGW Benson County - Benson County Genealogy Records online, at NDGW Billings County - Billings County Genealogy Records online, at NDGW Bottineau County - Bottineau County Genealogy Records online, at NDGW Bowman County - Bowman County Genealogy Records online, at NDGW Burke County - Burke County Genealogy Records online, at NDGW Burleigh County - Burleigh County Genealogy Records online, at NDGW Cass County - Cass County Genealogy Records online, at NDGW Cavalier County - Cavalier County Genealogy Records online, at NDGW Dickey County…
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Minnesota GenWeb and MNGenWeb Archives

The MNGenWeb and Minnesota GenWeb Project are part of the the USGenWeb Project, a group of volunteers working to provide free online genealogy help for every US state and county.   MNGenWeb has free Minnesota resources and links to other websites as well as links to their own MNGenWeb Archives.   The MNGenWeb Archives has free birth records, death records, marriage and divorce records, census records, military records and more.   MNGenWeb resources by county Aitkin County - Aitkin County Genealogy Records online, at MNGW Anoka County - Anoka County Genealogy Records online, at MNGW Becker County - Becker County Genealogy Records online, at MNGW Beltrami County - Beltrami County Genealogy Records online, at MNGW Benton County - Benton County Genealogy Records online, at MNGW Big Stone County - Big Stone County Genealogy Records online, at MNGW Blue Earth County - Blue Earth County Genealogy Records online, at MNGW Brown County - Bro…
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Nebraska GenWeb

Nebraska GenWeb has free online genealogy records for Nebraska including Schools, Naturalization, Census, Military, Publications, and more.   Also visit Nebraska GenWeb Archives at USGenWeb Archives.     Nebraska GenWeb by County: Adams County - Adams County Genealogy Records online, at NEGW Antelope County - Antelope County Genealogy Records online, at NEGW Arthur County - Arthur County Genealogy Records online, at NEGW Banner County - Banner County Genealogy Records online, at NEGW Blaine County - Blaine County Genealogy Records online, at NEGW Boone County - Boone County Genealogy Records online, at NEGW Box Butte County - Box Butte County Genealogy Records online, at NEGW Boyd County - Boyd County Genealogy Records online, at NEGW Brown County - Brown County Genealogy Records online, at NEGW Buffalo County - Buffalo County Genealogy Records online, at NEGW Burt County - Burt County Genealogy Records online, at NEGW Bu…
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Maine GenWeb

Maine GenWeb has free online genealogy records for Maine. Also see Maine GenWeb Archives at USGWA including: Black Heritage Civil War Marriages, from before 1892 Books On-line Free Baptist Native Americans Revolutionary War Laws Newspapers National Cemeteries World War II Army Enlistment Records       Maine GenWeb by County Androscoggin County Genealogy Records, at MEGW Aroostook County Genealogy Records, at MEGW Cumberland County Genealogy Records, at MEGW Franklin County Genealogy Records, at MEGW Hancock County Genealogy Records, at MEGW Kennebec County Genealogy Records, at MEGW Knox County Genealogy Records, at MEGW Lincoln County Genealogy Records, at MEGW Oxford County Genealogy Records, at MEGW Penobscot County Genealogy Records, at MEGW Piscataquis County Genealogy Records, at MEGW Sagadahoc County Genealogy Records, at MEGW Somer…
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Colorado GenWeb

Colorado GenWeb has free online data for Colorado birth records, biographies, cemeteries, census and tax lists, church records, city directories, county searches, court records, death records, deeds and real estate records, divorce records, historical records, marriage records, military records, newspaper articles, obituaries, photographs, publications, and schools.   Adams County - Adams County Genealogy Records, at COGW Alamosa County - Alamosa County Genealogy Records, at COGW Arapahoe County - Arapahoe County Genealogy Records, at COGW Archuleta County - Archuleta County Genealogy Records, at COGW Baca County - Baca County Genealogy Records, at COGW Bent County - Bent County Genealogy Records, at COGW Boulder County - Boulder County Genealogy Records, at COGW Broomfield County - Broomfield County Genealogy Records, at COGW Chaffee County - Chaffee County Genealogy Records, at COGW Cheyenne County - Cheyenne County Genealogy Records, at CO…
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Alabama GenWeb

Alabama GenWeb has free online data for Alabama and has birth, marriage, and death records and more by county. Also seee Alabama GenWeb Archives birth records biographies cemeteries census and tax lists church records city directories county searches court records death records deeds and real estate records divorce records historical records marriage records military records newspaper articles obituaries photographs publications, and schools         Alabama GenWeb by county: Autauga County - Genealogy Records - Autauga County Genealogy Records online, at ALGW Baldwin County - Genealogy Records - Baldwin County Genealogy Records online, at ALGW Barbour County - Genealogy Records - Barbour County Genealogy Records online, at ALGW Bibb County - Genealogy Records - Bibb County Genealogy Records online, at A…
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DCGenWeb Archives

The DCGenWeb Archives is part of the USGenWeb Archives, a website where volunteers host free genealogy records they have extracted and transcribed. (Also see the sister site, DCGenWeb Project.)   Below is a list with links to online collections.         DCGenWeb Archives Birth, Marriage, & Death Records   Birth Records DC Birth Records The Washington Post, Dec 1, 1896, pg. 26, Births The Washington Post, March 7, 1915 Births The Washington Post, January 13, 1920, Page 16, Births The Washington Post, Dec 2, 1929, pg. 16, Births Washington Post, Dec. 11, 1929 Births Washington Post, Dec. 4, 1936 Births Reported Washington Post, Jan. 20, 1940 Births    Marriage Records DC Marriage Records Marriage Annoucement: Tracy-Fifield: 1906 Washington Times Early Trinity Church Marriage & Baptism Records 1795-1805 Marriage Licenses 1811-1858 CHASE-CHEZLEY Marriage Licenses …
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UC Berkeley Library California

UC Berkeley Library of California consists of multiple libraries including: Bancroft Library/University Archives Earth Sciences & Map Library East Asian Library Ethnic Studies Library Media Resources Center Moffitt Library Morrison Library Newspapers & Microforms Library Northern Regional Library Facility Robbins Collection Library Social Research Library South/Southeast Asia Library There are multiple ways to search libraries: OskiCat is the catalog for most of the UC Berkeley libraries Find books and other items in most libraries at UC Berkeley. What's included? Search keywords (including author's name, title, subjects, etc.) Limit by library location, date, language, publication format, etc. See only items that are available. Find materials on reserve, by course or instructor. View status of individual volumes and journal issues. Follow links to the full text of some items. Melvyl lets you search fo…
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University of California, Los Angeles Library

University of California, Los Angeles Library | UCLA has some digitized collections that can be used for genealogy, especially map collections. UCLA has multiple libraries that are worth investigating: American Indian Studies Center Library Arts Library Asian American Studies Center Library/Reading Room Biomedical Library (Louise M. Darling) Chicano Studies Research Center Library Data Science Center East Asian Library (Richard C. Rudolph) English Reading Room Ethnomusicology Archive Gonda Family Library IS Research Lab Law Library (Hugh & Hazel Darling) Library Special Collections Management Library (Eugene and Maxine Rosenfeld) Music Library Powell Library Preservation Program Ralph J. Bunche Center for African American Studies Library and Media Center Research Library (Charles E. Young) Science and Engineering Library Southern Regional Library Facility William Andrews Clark Memorial Library  …
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Western Michigan University

Western Michigan University has digital collections that can be used in family history research including yearbooks, photographs, historic newspapers, maps, military collections, and oral histories. Some highlighted collections are listed below.   WMU Digital Collections Ancient & Medieval Images 

Ward Morgan Photography Collection--These photographs reflect the people, industries, built environment and commercial activities of the Kalamazoo area from 1939 to 1980. This is just a selection of the nearly 27,000 original black and white photographic negatives that are available at the Zhang Legacy Collection Center.

WMU Archives Photograph Collection--This collection contains images from WMU’s history including faculty, staff, students and views of the campus from its origin to more recent times. Additional photos continue to be added and will eventually include buildings and athletics. This is just a selection of the…
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