United States Genealogy links
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African American Great Migration
The North by South webpage explores the multiple dimensions of the Great Migration of African-Americans from the rural South to Northern cities. Epic in scale, monumental in its long-term social and cultural impact, the Great Migration stands as the largest internal movement of people in the history of the United States.
American Family Immigration History Center
Ellis Island immigration database with over 22 million records. Includes the records of all the people entering the US through Ellis Island from 1892 to 1924.
City Directories Database
Database contains 10397 records (1570 distinct surnames) Selected countries, states, and/or counties (as contributed)Dates range from 1821-1970
CPRoots Genealogy Resource Center
Information exchange center for searching, adding surnames, messages, family mysteries and Bible records. In the marriage directory and guide to anecestors in the news you may find a hidden gem.
Genealogy of the US Presidents
This file is adapted from Funk & Wagnells Special Edition "The Presidents".
Historical & Genealogical Societies of the US
New directory searchable by city or state.
History America Tours
The Most Authentic Tours In The History of America. Taking you where history happened!
INS Historical Reference Library
This portion of the INS Website contains information about the INS Historical Reference Library collection and services, documents concerning the history of the Service as well as of immigration law, procedure, and immigration stations, and instructions for historical and genealogical research using INS records.
Library of Congress
Welcome to the Library of Congress. As the nation's library, we want to share our resources with the American people, who, through their elected representation in Congress, have created the world's largest repository of knowledge.
Online migration and genealogical resources. Provide migration patterns for research.
National Archives and Records
To ensure ready access to essential evidence . . .that documents the rights of American citizens, the actions of federal officials, and the national experience . . .
New England Ancestors
The New England Historic Genealogical Society (NEHGS) is the oldest genealogical society in the country.
New England Historic Genealogical Society
Search their catalogue of 30,000 books, manuscripts and other media. These can then be borrowed from the circulating library. Online discussion forum. Many resources for getting started and help with trouble spots.
Official Federal Land Patent Records Site
Provide live database access to Federal land conveyance records for the Public Land States. Image access is provided to more than two million Federal land title records for Eastern Public Land States, issued between 1820 and 1908.
This weekly political roundup is published by NationalJournal.com.
Mayflower Passenger List
US Federal Census Tutorial
How-to Get Started on your research of the Census.
US Patent & Trademark Office
Database of all US patents issued since 1790. You can order a patent if they are someone in your family tree.
US Railroad Retirement Board
The U.S. Railroad Retirement Board administers a Federal retirement benefit program covering the nation's railroad workers. The records it maintains deal primarily with the administration and payment of these benefits. The Board will provide information from its records on deceased persons for the purpose of genealogical research.
USA City Link
Since 1994, this has been the internet's most comprehensive listing of states and cities offering information on travel, tourism, and relocation. We offer detailed city guides as well as official and independent city and state websites.
What is ROOTS-L?
We're the original Internet genealogical mailing list (our first messages were posted in 1987), and the largest.