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Research: Biography & Genealogy
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 Ancestry Library Edition Inside Library  --
Access hundreds of millions of fully searchable individual records, including all available US Census records, the immigration collection, UK Census collection, NY passenger lists and more.

 Biography Reference Bank Inside Library  Outside Library 
A comprehensive collection of more than 450,000 full text biographies, including the complete full text run of Biography Today and Biography Magazine, as well as thousands of narrative biographies that are not available in other databases.

 Castle Garden Inside Library  Outside Library is an educational project of The Battery Conservancy. This free site offers access to an extraordinary database of information on 11 million immigrants from 1820 through 1892, the year Ellis Island opened.

 Complete Dictionary of Scientific Biography Inside Library  Outside Library 
Provides information on the history of science through articles on the professional lives of scientists. All periods of science from classical antiquity to modern times are represented.

 Ellis Island Inside Library  Outside Library 
Search the free Ellis Island archives for passenger records and manifests for those immigrants who passed through Ellis Island and the Port of New York between 1892 and 1924.

 Fold3 Inside Library  Outside Library 
Footnote helps you find and share historic documents. We are able to bring you many never-before-seen historic documents through our unique partnerships with The National Archives, the Library of Congress and other institutions.

 Great Lives from History: African Americans (Salem Press) * Inside Library  Outside Library 
This database features 800 essays covering people from the eighteenth century through the early twenty-first century. The majority of the individuals included in this set have never been covered in this series before. Many individuals are household names, famous for their work in such fields as entertainment, sports, civil rights, politics, and literature.

 Great Lives from History: Jewish Americans (Salem Press) * Inside Library  Outside Library 
Covers 654 individuals from colonial times through the present, offering a fascinating perspective on Jewish history, both cultural and religious, in the United States.

 Great Lives from History: Latinos (Salem Press) * Inside Library  Outside Library 
The majority of the individuals included in this database have never been covered in this series before. Many individuals are household names, famous for such high-profile professions as entertainment, music, politics, and sports, while others have received less attention but made important contributions to civil rights and science or helped pave the way for others in their community in areas such as education, law, and business.

 Great Lives from History: Scientists and Science * Inside Library  Outside Library 
A far-reaching view of history, offering worldwide coverage of important men and women of Science.

 HeritageQuest Inside Library  Outside Library 
HeritageQuest combines digital, searchable images of U.S. federal census records with the digitized version of the popular UMIĀ® Genealogy and Local History book collection.

 Musicians & Composers (Salem Press) * Inside Library  Outside Library 
Musicians and Composers: : Biographical and critical essays on the men and women who made an impact on music from 1901 to 2000.

 MyHeritage Inside Library  Outside Library 
MyHeritage provides access to genealogical records, along with digitized newspaper content, historical photographs, and more.


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