06 March 2015

20 Free and (Relatively) New Genealogy and Family History Resources, Part 4

My present continues ... 20 more FREE resources ....
  1. WWI Portal (The National Archives – UK)
  2. Hoosier State Chronicles (Indiana’s Digital Historic Newspaper Program)
  3. The National Archives of Ireland Genealogy Website -- Census Records for 1901 and 1911, Census survivals for 1821-51, Census Search forms for 1841-51, the Tithe Applotment Books from 1823 to 1837, the Soldiers’ Wills from 1914 to 1917, and the Calendars of Wills and Administrations from 1858 to 1922.
  4. Online Digital Map Collections by State (Genealogy’s Star)
  5. Steamship Ticket Purchase Ledgers (Temple University) -- A digital collection of fifty ledgers that record the sale of tickets by steamship agents operating in Philadelphia in the late 19th and early 20th centuries.
  6. Battle of Perryville [KY] Casualty Database [Civil War]
  7. Langdon's List of 19th & Early 20th Century [US] Photographers
  8. Municipal Slavery (Savannah Georgia)
  9. Service Files of the Second World War - War Dead, 1939-1947 (Canada)
  10. The Georgia State University Signal (1926+)
  11. Hunterdon County [NJ] Birth Certificates of Children of Slaves (1804-1835)
  12. University of Delaware Digital Collections
  13. American Antiquarian Society – Digital Collections
  14. American Legion Digital Archive
  15. Virginia Legislative Petitions (1776-1865)
  16. (Re)Discovering the Great War -- The Wellcome Library has digitized over 130,000 pages of correspondence, personal and field diaries and reports, photographs and memoirs associated with the allied medical services during World War I. 
  17. The Japanese American Evacuation and Resettlement: A Digital Archive
  18. Building Inspector (NY Public Library Map Crowdsource Project)
  19. Savannah [GA] Historic Newspapers Archive
  20. Digital Dictionaries: 1481-1916 (Georgetown Law Library)


Editor’s Note: As of today, each of the above links worked.  Now, whether the links in any of the identified articles work, I cannot vouch for that.  And, armed with the information provided, it should be relatively easy to get to determine where the discussed database currently resides.  If you get really stuck, drop me an email and I’ll try to ferret out the recalcitrant link or cross out my entry in the above list!

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