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FREE United States Genealogy LinksAlabama Department of Archives and HistoryWith maps, media and more, this is an excellent resource for researching your Alabama ancestors at no cost. Basic and advanced search options, plus plenty of digital records, make this one place you shouldn’t overlook.Alabama Genealogical SocietyWith plenty of online indexes and methodologies of search, give the Alabama Genealogical Society a try if you’re just getting started. From the Loose Records Project and AGS Newsletters, to the digital newsletters, there’s a lot to like.Alabama FREE Vital RecordsA collection of County by County Search Engine Links to Vital Records within AlabamaAlaska’s Digital ArchivesOral history, maps, index guides, and more make this an essential stop for looking into your Alaskan relatives. Select an online collection and then limit by basic or advanced search options to quickly get started.Alaska State LibraryWhile not primarily genealogy or family research oriented, the Alaska State Library does offer some collection guides, indexes and educational resources including funeral records, obituaries, old newspapers, and pioneer biographies.Arizona Historical SocietyStart first with the main site for a quick overview, then head on over to the online archives (http://catalog.azhsarchives.org). A plethora of good family history resources from microfilm and newspapers to oral histories and much more. Plan on spending quite a bit of time looking through these extensive resources.Department of Arkansas HeritageAn umbrella site composed of individual smaller agencies and sites, head here first for a roundup of online resources for Arkansas. Then, head on out to sites such as the Arkansas State Archives (http://www.ark-ives.com) and others for more detailed researching.The Encyclopedia of Arkansas History & CultureDon’t let the title fool you, there’s plenty of information for family researchers at this
location. While a lot of information here is historical, there’s also city and county histories, bibliographies and notable persons indexed in this site. When used in conjunction with your other resources, it may prove quite valuable!California Historical SocietyHow about a catalog of 24,000+ records? How about digital primary sources and links? If this sounds good to you, head on over to the online home for the California Historical Society and get started with your research!Online Archive of CaliforniaIt’s massive, all-encompassing, and contains millions of records, digital materials, and more on California history and genealogy. Don’t pass up the links to many outbound and related organizations while you search this great archive!Colorado State ArchivesIf your research is Colorado-bound, start here first. You’ll find an online search including many (partial) records, plus links and information to more genealogical resources. This is a good jumping off point if you are just getting your research going.Colorado Genealogical SocietyBeyond just the basic information, use this to resources to narrow down additional sites and exciting research toolsConnecticut State Library Digital Collections: History & GenealogyThis is it! The definitive place to start your Connecticut research! From aerial photos and biographical information to additional archives and indexes, there is a ton to discover hereConnecticut Historical SocietyStart here first for finding links and catalogs, but branch out into important subsets like the Connecticut Images Collection and other library links. Not as comprehensive of a search as some others, but valuable nonetheless for the information presented.Delaware Public Archives: Collection GatewayLots of helpful records and resources are available here (http://archives.delaware.gov/checklists/descriptions.shtml) for viewing. Keep in mind, there are some costs if you’re looking for copies of original records.
Delaware Heritage CollectionStrictly speaking this is more of historical collection than anything else, but there is direct application to family researchers. You will find sources such as the Delaware Public Archives, university archives and even historical societies listed here.Dig District of ColumbiaThis site, offered up by the District of Columbia Public Library, is a great place to start searching for family information in the District of Columbia. Don’t forget to check out the online maps!Chronicling AmericaWhile not strictly on the District of Columbia, use this federal resource to quickly drill down into historical D.C. newspaper resources. Great for obituaries and general information on your ancestors who may have lived here in the past.Florida Memory ProjectOffered by the State Library and Archives of Florida, there’s a lot to like about this online portal, especially when it comes to family research! Start first with their collections and then switch to the many media resources for imagery and more!Florida Division of Library and Information ServicesLots of digital collections and many methods of search make this an easy companion site to the Florida Memory Project mentioned above. Unique features include some passenger lists and prison records.Digital Library of GeorgiaKnown as the Digital Library of Georgia, this online portal is a true one-stop shop for family research in this state. Search by history, county or time period to begin your investigation or just browse the A-Z listings.Georgia’s Virtual VaultWith 40+ digital resources ranging from plat books and maps to deed books, enrollment lists and more, don’t overlook this wide-ranging collection as a starting point for your Georgia family research. Easy to use and view, the advanced search and full record tagging makes this resource a joy to use.Hawaiian Electronic LibraryFrom original Hawaiian language documents to digital newspapers, genealogy indexes and more, this is an interesting resource full of possibilities.