05 June 2017

Digging for Genealogy Gold -- New Resources, 2017 Edition -- Part #2

Digging for Genealogy Gold -- New Resources, 2017 Edition
Part #2

My present continued …

  1. Casualty Lists of World War I, Austria-Hungary 1914 – 1919 (.pdf about project)

  1. Canadian Institute of Ukrainian Studies Digital Archives

  1. Digihakemisto (Digital Index) (English interface) – crowdsource project to make indexes for church records and other documents available

  1. Filae – Genealogical and Historical Archives [use internet browswer translate feature]

  1. Google PhotoScan – creates enhanced digital scans of photos as taken by your cell phone


  1. Searching for One’s Ancestors: Sources for genealogical research in the State Archive in Krakow (.pdf) (in Polish)

  1. The Evolution of Instanbul, In Maps (article) (database)

  1. York’s Archbishops Registers
  2. The National Archives – Digital Microfilm (free)
  3. MarineLives – creating biographies of individuals who gave evidence in the High Court of Admiralty in the 1650s.

  1. Session Laws of North Carolina (1777-2015)
  2. Georgetown Slavery Archive
  3. Reclaim The Records (links on Internet Archive for the various projects made available by this activist group – new material added as it becomes available)
  4. Daily Kent Stater (1939-2015) [Kent State University, OH]
  5. Stark County (OH) (newspapers and more)
  6. Ulysses S. Grant Presidential Library – Digital Collection
  7. Maine – Alien Registration (1940)
  8. Ok2Explore – Oklahoma State Vital Records Index
  9. Vietnam Veterans Memorial Fund – The Wall of Faces

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!

Editor’s Note: Know of a neat resource that you think might be a hidden gem?  Drop an email to [email protected].

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