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United States Genealogy Resources

 

Africana Heritage Project
The USF Africana Heritage Project is an all-volunteer research project and website sponsored by the Africana Studies department at the University of South Florida whose mission is to rediscover records that document the names and lives of slaves, freedpersons and their descendants, and share those records on our free Internet site.
 
Allen County (IN) Public Library’s Genealogy Center
One of the largest genealogy collections located in Ft. Wayne, Indiana with a collection of over 300,000 books and more than 500,000 rolls of microfilm. This brochure describes their collection.
 
Castle Garden
This site offers access to database of information on 11 million immigrants from 1820 through 1892, the year Ellis Island opened.
 
Daughters of the American Revolution (DAR)
As one of the most inclusive genealogical societies in the country, the DAR is dedicated to promoting patriotism and preserving American history. A collection of databases that provide access to the many materials amassed by the DAR since its founding in 1890 is called the Genealogy Research Systerm (GRS).
 
Ellis Island
More than 22 million passengers and members of ships' crews entered the United States through Ellis Island and the Port of New York between 1892 and 1924. Now you can search these millions of records for information on individual Ellis Island passengers.
 
Library of Congress
The largest library in the world and the nation's oldest federal cultural institution, it serves as the research arm of Congress, with millions of books, recordings, photographs, maps and manuscripts in its collections. For genealogists and family historians, the Local History & Genealogy Reading Room provides tips to help you begin using the Library of Congress holdings.
 
National Archives & Records Administration - (NARA)
As the nation's record keeper, the National Archives & Records Administration collects documents and materials so important for legal or historic in nature that they must be kept forever. The Resources for Genealogists page explains what NARA can offer.
 
New England Historic Genealogical Society
The first genealogical society established in the United States, NEHGS was founded in 1845. NEHGS collects, preserves, and interprets materials to document and make accessible the histories of families in America.
 
U.S. Department of the Interior Bureau of Land Management (General Land Office Records)
Live access to Federal land conveyance records for Public Land States of over five million title records issues between 1820 and the present.
 
USGenWeb Project
A volunteer project of collecting and providing free genealogy websites by every state and every county in the United States. 
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