Research Databases

A B C E F G H I K L M N O P R S T V W
List of research database titles, descriptions and links
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AtoZ the USA

A comprehensive encyclopedia for information on each of the 50 US states, five US territories, and the District of Columbia. Categories include history, timelines, geography, demographics, maps, economy, education, food & recipes, government & politics, sports, flags, images, state symbols, animals & plants, culture & society, and more. All images and maps in AtoZ the USA can be downloaded and used in presentations and projects.

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County and Regional Histories & Atlases: Ohio (Archives Unbound)

County and regional histories and atlases published during the last quarter of the 19th century and the first half of the 20th century. 21 Ohio cities and regions are covered in 305 titles. These titles comprise tables and lists of vital statistics, military service records, municipal and county officers, chronologies, portraits of individuals and views of urban and rural life. The atlases provide additional information on land use and settlement patterns and scarce early town and city plans. 

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Global Road Warrior

Offers reliable, up-to-date information on countries around the world. Topics include country facts, demographics, history, travel essentials, climate, education, language, holidays & festivals, music, religion, money & banking, maps, embassies, national symbols, society & culture, country flags, photos & images, and more.

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Heritage Quest

Collection of primary genealogical sources, local and family histories, research guides, census maps and more. Included are the 1790 - 1940 U.S. Federal Census Records; a digitized collection of more than 40,000 family histories, local histories, city directories, and other books; Revolutionary War pension and bounty land warrant application files; Freedman's Bank records; PERSI (Periodical Source Index), an index of over 2.3 million records from over 6,500 genealogy and local history periodicals; and the U.S. Serial Set.

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Sanborn Fire Insurance Maps

Detailed historical maps with building information for more than 400 Ohio towns and cities drawn between 1882 and 1962. Years covered for Gallipolis include: 1885, 1890, 1895, 1900, 1908, 1916, 1926 and 1948.

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