History & Biography

Fold3 (formerly Footnote.com)

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This resource provides access to digitized versions of original historical and genealogical documents, and to these resources adds social networking capabilities. People can learn from share information and learn from one another.

Documents include vital documents, historical newspapers, naturalization records, photos, etc.

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Ancestry Library Edition

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Genealogical database that includes U.S. Census data, and special collections. Includes charts and forms to organize your research.

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IN LIBRARY ONLY.

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Biography Reference Bank

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This database from HW Wilson provides biographical information, from ancient times to the present.

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Ohio History Central

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This resource is an online encyclopedia of Ohio History.

Information is being added to the encyclopedia on a regular basis.

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Sanborn Fire Insurance Maps

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Sanborn Fire Insurance Co produced these large street plans between 1867 and 1970. They are important resources for local historical research.

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What's the Point?

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A guide for the identification of flint artifacts. Also provides general information on Ohio's ancient peoples.

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Salem History

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Search interface searches two databases "Milestone Documents in American History" and "The 80s in America."

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Requires library card # for authentication. Click on "Remote Access" button in bottom left-hand corner of page, then enter card number.

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