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  • Posted on: Wednesday, August 20, 2014

    Search over 300 years of historical U.S. newspapers, books, pamphlets, local histories, military records, funeral sermons, land grants, birth and marriage records, and more.

  • Posted on: Wednesday, August 20, 2014

    Search hundreds of African American newspapers from across the United States published during the 19th and 20th centuries.

  • Posted on: Wednesday, August 20, 2014

    Covers more than 500 years of African-American history using biographies, primary sources, images, videos, timelines, maps, and charts.

  • Posted on: Wednesday, August 20, 2014

    Search historical records for African Americans that include the Federal Census, Marriage and Cohabitation Records, Military Draft and Service Records, Registers of Slaves and Free(d) Persons of Color, Freedman's Bank, and more.

  • Posted on: Friday, August 01, 2014

    Search tens of millions of U.S. and international newspapers whose coverage goes back more than 400 years. 

  • Posted on: Friday, September 20, 2013

    “You never know until you ask” is a common phrase that could easily be applied to the study of genealogy. You may not know as much about your family as you think you do until you start looking into it.

    A desire to help you search for your ancestors is the driving force behind “Genealogy 101” at the Downtown Library, 300 Park Avenue, 606-3879, on Saturday, September 28 at 2:00 p.m.

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