Provides access to U.S. Census records from 1790 to 1940, full text of local and family history books, Revolutionary War Pension & Bounty-Land Warrant applications, and Freedman's Bank records. Click here for a video tutorial about using this resource.
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Full text coverage of several national daily newspapers. This database includes: Chicago Daily Tribune (1849-1996), Los Angeles Times (1881-1995), New York Times (1857-up to three years behind the current year of publication), Wall Street Journal (1889-2002), and Washington Post (1877-2003). This database provides coverage previously found in the Historical New York Times database.
Searchable full text and full image articles from the St. Louis Post-Dispatch newspaper from 1874-2003.
Features digitized southern plantation records from 1775-1915, documenting the far-reaching impacts of plantations on the nation. Plantation records include both business records and personal papers drawn from archives across the American South. Also has a timeline feature, highlighting key events in the 1800s with quick links to documents relating to those events.
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. Available remotely.