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United States History Research Guide

Primary and secondary sources for the study of US History.

How to Use This Page

Welcome to the Genealogy and Local History Research Page! Use this guide to trace family histories using vital records (ie. census materials, birth and death certificates, property records, etc.) It is divided into the following sections: Essential Resources, Maps & Land Records, and Newspapers.

Essential Resources

Maps & Land Records

Sanborn Maps

Land Ownership Maps