Research Databases

A B C D E F G H L O P S T V W
List of research database titles, descriptions and links
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African American Heritage

Search records, books, serials, and other historical records specific to African Americans to trace your genealogy or to do research.

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Ancestry Library Edition

Trace your genealogy using historical records. U. S. Census records; military records; court, land, and probate records; vital and church records; directories; petitions for naturalization; passenger lists, and more. You must be in the library to access this database.

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Digital Public Library of America

Historic digital collections from libraries, museums, and archives across Ohio and more. The DPLA portal to photographs, maps, documents, and AV materials from across the country is a great starting place for your local history and genealogy reference.

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Fold3

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.

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Heritage Quest

Search census records, books, serials, and other historical records to trace your genealogy.

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Sanborn Fire Insurance Maps

Find large-scale street plans produced by the Sanborn Fire Insurance company from 1867 to 1970. Locate and identify buildings and neighborhoods. Study the growth of towns and cities, and the impact of new development

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What's the point?

Identifying flint artifacts.

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World Book Timelines

Build and share timelines. Use your own events and images or add content and images from World Book.

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