Genealogy & History

The world's largest family history community shares its research, photos, stories and notes. Find city directories; birth, marriage and death records; immigration and travel records, and much more.

Public records and genealogy tools with an emphasis on newspapers, local history, books and directories.

More than 5 billion historical ​records from all over the world!

Discover California history! Photographs, documents, newspaper pages, political cartoons, works of art, diaries, transcribed oral histories, advertising, and other unique cultural artifacts — reveal the diverse history and culture of California and its role in national and world history.

Explore digital collections of historical documents about a broad range of topics from the Middle Ages forward-from Witchcraft to World War II to twentieth-century political history.

Features highlights of collections from libraries, archives and museums across the United States, including photographs, text, and primary sources.

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