History & Genealogy

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African American Heritage (ProQuest) - Created in partnership with leading African American genealogists and leaders in genealogical information to develop a comprehensive mix of resources, records, and tools. *

American History (FactCite) - Includes 6,000 illustrated articles on people, places and events. Includes eras in American History, American Indians, states, the Presidents and more. Grades 4 and up.

Ancestry.com - In-Library Use Only. Find census, birth, marriage, death records and more. Must be used at BPL via our public computers or your laptop using the Library's WIFI.

Biography for Beginners (FactCite) - More than 700 biographies. Designed for students in grades 3-7. Includes read-along feature.

Defining Moments in U.S. History (FactCite) - Narrative overviews, primary source documents, images, biographies, timelines and glossaries. Ideal for middle, junior high and high school students.

Fold 3 - History and Genealogy Archives Plus - *IN LIBRARY LINK* - 60 million pages of historical documents including census records from 1860 and 1930, city directories, historical newspapers, naturalization documents and state records. 

Fold 3 - History and Genealogy Archives Plus - *OFFSITE LINK*.  60 million pages of historical documents including census records from 1860 and 1930, city directories, historical newspapers, naturalization documents and state records.  

HeritageQuest - Search censuses, genealogy and local history books, Periodical Source Index (PERSI), Revolutionary War records, Freedman's Bank Records and LexisNexis US Serial Set.*

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