The online GNIS Database provides information about geographic place names in the United States as is commonly found in a printed gazetteer.
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Provides access to U.S. Census records from 1790 to 1940, full text of local and family history books, PERSI, Revolutionary War Pension & Bounty-Land Warrant applications, and Freedman's Bank records.
Full coverage of the New York Times from its inception in September 18, 1851 as the New York Daily Times. Current up to three years behind the current year of publication. This database along with the New York Times available through ProQuest Newsstand provides coverage of the entire run of the New York Times newspaper up to the present!
Searchable full text and full image articles from the St. Louis Post-Dispatch from 1874-2003. (The 1923 to 2003 is currently being digitized. Years will be posted as they become available.)
Key events in United States history.
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.
This database provides listings of death certificates filed with the Illinois Department of Public Health between 1916 and 1950.
The sources for this index include original county clerks' marriage records, such as marriage registers and licenses, as well as publications of county genealogical societies and private individuals. For each marriage, the index includes the names of the groom and bride, the date of the marriage or issuance of the license, the name of the county in which the marriage was performed, and a citation to the original record—volume and page number for registers or file number for licenses.
Images of the American Civil War: Photographs, Posters, and Ephemeras.
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.
Library and Archives Canada (LAC) combines the holdings, services and staff of both the former National Library of Canada and the National Archives of Canada.
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A roll-by-roll listing of county records on microfilm held by the Missouri State Archives.
Copies of death certificates issued beginning 1910 and that are at least 50 years old can be downloaded from this site.
The Missouri History Museum Library holds over 90,000 books, periodicals, newspapers, maps, and microfilms.
Includes indexes and images for St. Louis County Probate Court (1804-1876) and St. Louis City Probate Court (1876-1900, separated from county in 1876). The probate packets for 1802-1885, available through this project, are available on microfilm in the St. Louis County Library Special Collections Department.
National Archives resources for genealogists and family historians.
Large historical newspaper database containing tens of millions of newspaper pages from 1759 to present.
Microfilm listed in the online catalog can be obtained through interlibrary loan.
Primary source 19th century newspaper content from urban and rural region newspapers throughout the U.S.