Biography & Genealogy

Hispanic Life in America

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The experience and impact of Hispanic Americans as recorded by the news media, 1704 to today.

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HeritageHub

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Explore your family history with the premier collection of U.S. obituaries and death notices for in-depth genealogical research from 1704 – today. HeritageHub helps you easily identify relatives, uncover new information and potentially unknown family members. Includes deep coverage from all 50 states, hard-to-find content from the mid 1900’s, and original obituary images. Access is available 24/7.

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America’s Historical Newspapers

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Explore early American history to support genealogical and local history research, school homework assignments and more. Features more than 1,100 historical newspapers from all 50 states. Also available remotely 24/7 on any device.

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WorldCat

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The world’s most comprehensive bibliography with 40 million bibliographic records representing 400 languages.

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World Book Encyclopedia

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Online version of the popular encyclopedia. Great for general information or for school projects. Includes non-fiction eBooks for students and WorldBook in Spanish and French.

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Grade Levels: middle school and high school
Subjects: art/music, geography, history/government, science, social studies and technology

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World Book eBooks

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Supports classroom instruction and library reading initiatives with over 2,500 titles, including World Book exclusive content and classic literature. 24/7 unlimited, simultaneous access. World Book eBooks also feature a free downloadable app compatible with Apple, Windows, and Android devices.

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Grade Levels: elementary school, middle school and high school
Subjects: art/music, English/language arts, health, history/government, science, social studies and technology

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Sanborn Maps

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Large-scale detailed maps dating from 1882 through 1962, depicting the commercial, industrial and residential sections of Ohio cities.

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SAMS Technical Publishing

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Contains service guidelines for more than 200,000 consumer electronic products, including TVs, VCRs, DVD players, stereos, CBs and tape recorders.

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Proquest Historical Newspapers

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Search for newspaper articles in The New York Times (1851-2013), Chicago Tribune (1849-1993), Washington Post (1889-2000), Wall Street Journal (1889-1993).

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Ohio Death Certificate Index

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Discover an easily-searchable interface from the Ohio History Connection’s Ohio Death Certificates from 1913 to 1944.

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Newspapers.com (World Collection)

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Newspapers.com Library Edition is an extensive database that provides online access to 4,000+ historical newspapers. Dating from the early 1700s into the 2000s, Newspapers.com Library Edition contains full runs and portions of runs of well-known, regional and state titles to small local newspapers in the United States and other countries.

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Newspaper Archive

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Full-text searchable articles from a wide variety of historical Ohio newspapers covering Ohio history from 1800-2019. The collection includes more than 7+ million newspapers that allow users to search their ancestors by name and to narrow their results by year and location.

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Local History Digital Collections

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Through our Local History Department, we are pleased to partner with Ohio Memory to present our growing digital archive which includes collections featuring historical documents, maps and atlases, photographs and more!

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Heritage Quest

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Trace family history including over 25,000 family and local histories as well as censuses from 1790-1940, city directories, slave schedules, Indian Census rolls and more.

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Fold3

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Offers convenient access to military records, including the stories, photos and personal documents of the men and women who served.

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FamilySearch

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A product of the Family History Library in Salt Lake City, FamilySearch is the largest genealogy library in the world. FamilySearch maintains a collection of records, resources and services designed to help people learn more about their family history, including millions of genealogy records, many with digital images.

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Biography Reference Bank

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Provides biographies, obituaries and photographs of thousands of individuals – both living and deceased. Updated monthly.

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Grade Levels: middle school and high school
Subjects: art/music, history/government and social studies

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Ancestry Library Edition

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From the well known research website Ancestry.com comes the Library edition with a database of more than 2 billion names. Search United States, United Kingdom and Canadian census records, military records, wills and more.

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American Ancestors

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Discover your family by searching more than 300 databases with over 400 million searchable names primarily covering New England and the surrounding region.

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America’s GenealogyBank (changed to HeritageHub)

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America’s Genealogy Bank has been updated to HeritageHub.

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African-American Heritage

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A great resource for African-American genealogical and biographical research. Search essential historical records including federal census, slave and freed person registers, marriage and military records and more. Connect with others using AfriGeneas, a social networking website.

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Grade Levels: middle school and high school
Subjects: history/government, social studies

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