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.
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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.
Locates digital photographs of people, places, and events including documents, recorded sound, moving pictures, and text from the Library of Congress' Americana collection.
Provides biographical information on North American men and women of renown. Only profiles persons who are dead.
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.
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.