Provides searchable full text and indexing of many U.S. and international newspapers, including print and online-only resources. Provides comprehensive news and information on differing perspectives for a variety of topics, including economics, business, political science, environmental issues, health and welfare topics, social problems, consumer affairs, education, international affairs and defense, sports and much more.
America's Obituaries & Death Notices covers recent U.S. deaths reported in newspapers nationwide. Local coverage includes obituaries from the St. Louis Post-Dispatch, 1988-current; St. Louis American, 2006-current; St. Charles Journal, 2011-current; and the Belleville News-Democrat, 2000-current.
American Ancestors provides access to more than 400 million U.S. and foreign records, including one of the most extensive online collections of early American records. Full-text issues of The Register and other New England Historical Genealogy Society publications are also accessible. American Ancestors is available for use in the History & Genealogy Department only.
Findmypast offers searchable databases for censuses of the British Isles; civil, military, and church records; newspapers, and more. Coverage includes records for the U.S., Great Britain, Ireland, Canada, Australia, and New Zealand. The site provides access to the Periodical Source Index (PERSI) covering thousands of genealogical and historical publications. Findmypast can be used at any St. Louis County Library location.
HistoryGeo provides a searchable database of 12.3 million names connected to land ownership maps covering the 29 public land states and Texas. The database also features a historical map collection.
Searchable full text access to this weekly newspaper featuring community news, events, and announcements for the Florissant Valley area, including Black Jack, Florissant, Hazelwood, and Spanish Lake. Includes access from October 2006 to present.
Searchable full text coverage of local news and community-submitted content from North County, including births, engagements, and community events. Falls under the Suburban Journals of Greater Saint Louis. Includes access from 2004 to 2008.
Online access to microfilmed versions of the New York Times and St. Louis Post Dispatch. Allows the user to retrieve, view, print and email specially digitized images from ProQuest microfilm. Note that access is only available for 2008 to 3 months ago.
Searchable full text coverage of local news and community-submitted content from South County, including births, engagements, and community events. Falls under the Suburban Journals of Greater Saint Louis. Includes access from 2004 to present.
Searchable full text database of local news and community-submitted content from South and West St. Louis County, including births, engagements, and community events. Falls under the Suburban Journals of Greater Saint Louis. Includes access from October 2004 to January 2009.
Full text, comprehensive database with total access from 1988 to present, and partial access from 1981-1987. The Post-Dispatch provides local, national, and international news to the St. Louis area, including daily Sports, Business, and Entertainment sections
Covers people and events of historical significance in American history from Pre-Columbian America forward. Content includes primary source materials.
Collection of primary sources, reference works, and scholarly journals providing materials for the study of World History.
Locates digital photographs of people, places, and events including documents, recorded sound, moving pictures, and text from the Library of Congress' Americana collection.
Events that occurred on any day of the year. Includes births, deaths, historical events, and holidays.
Search digital documents in Law, History, Economics, Politics, Diplomacy and Government from pre-18th to the 21st Century. Searchable by author, title, or subject; or browse titles alphabetically within time periods. Includes a list of common names of diplomatic documents.
Contains links to over 800 history-related web sites that have been reviewed for quality, accuracy, and usefulness.
Wonderful photographs and descriptions of many historic buildings and neighborhoods in St. Louis.
Select month, date, and year to view news headlines, consumer prices, celebrity birthdays, top songs, television shows, popular toys, and best-selling books from that day. Covers 1800 - 2002.
Written for the St. Louis Community Development Agency in the early 1970's by Norbury Wayman. Provides a detailed viewpoint of the historical neighborhoods from the vantage point of the 1970's -- the information about the current state of individual neighborhoods may not apply today.
Presents 3,000 years of world history with a combination of lifelines, timelines, and maps. Enables reader to view what was happening in widely separated parts of the earth.
Provides answers for questions of comparative value covering purchasing power, exchange rates, and other variables between the past and today.
Missouri Digital Heritage is a portal to dozens of digitized historical, cultural, scientific, and artistic collections and exhibits created by Missouri archives, libraries, museums, galleries, and historical societies. It provides access to a number of online collections of primary source material, often with JPEG or GIF representations of original documents.
View information about the society's mission and current exhibits. A portion of the society's catalog is searchable online.
Currently provides access to the African American History Initiative, the St. Louis Probate Court Digitization Project, the Lewis and Clark Bicentennial, and the Missouri Supreme Court Historical Database. Contains a nice timeline of Missouri History.
Presents highlights in American History by year. Topic areas include economics, events, sports, entertainment, science, and death. From Information Please.
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