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Hawaiian Historical SocietyLibrary With online and offline resources and materials, this collection of Hawaiian history is not as large or extensive as some of our other resources profiled, however, this does not take away from the valuable information one can find here. Give it a try for baseline research or perhaps to uncover that one elusive fact you’ve been searching for.Idaho Digital ResourcesFrom county images to state documents and even neighborhood information, use this resource to find media- based or textual information on your relatives who might have been in Idaho at some point. Basic or advanced search by individual components of the collections is available.Idaho State Historical SocietyEasy to use and search, try here for several online indexes and aids for family history research, but also check the state archive collection links for additional information.Illinois State Archives: GenealogyMassive collection of links to online Illinois resources and searchable indexes. Includes vital records, information on veterans and access to other institutions with searchable records.Illinois Digital ArchivesA grouping of collections from various Illinois institutions. Easily searchable and view-able, this online resource also includes digital imagery and many other records (http://www.oclc.org/en/contentdm.html).Indiana MemoryA massive online portal for all things historical and genealogical as related to Indiana. Online newspapers and collections from all areas of the state make this a must-see for your research!Indiana State Digital ArchivesWith over a million searchable records, this is the resource for mapping your family’s history in Indiana! Includes records from across the spectrum, ranging from military and court records to naturalization records, and more!Iowa Genealogical SocietyFeaturing indexes and some online collections, the basic information is free but some materials are fee-based. The extensive county guides should prove to be quite helpful in
your Iowa-based search.Iowa State Historical SocietyThis online portal offers a plenty of information and resources, including indexes for county and vital records. For family research in Iowa, this site can be a substantial tool.Kansas Memory Project From the Kansas Historical Society, there’s a lot to gain from this helpful site. Search by county, topic, or collections to quickly get started. The many digital collections and images make this an easy way to fill the gaps in your family research.Kansas Historical SocietyIndexes, newspaper links, and several online catalog options make this a site to consider when looking at your Kansas heritage. Use the free services offered by the society to quickly narrow down your research focus.Kentuckiana Digital LibraryA comprehensive collection, start here for information on your Kentucky ancestors. Easily browsed and searched, don’t overlook the search options on the left of the page by format or repository.Kentucky Secretary of State: Land Office Not a traditional genealogical resource, the Kentucky Land Office is valuable for its online databases that could be key to your genealogical research. Records include military information, city history, and several land records sets.Louisiana Digital LibraryWith over 144,000 digital documents and materials, put this site at the top of your list for information about family history in Louisiana. The focus is history, but don’t overlook the hidden genealogical gems that can be found in the available digitized collections.Louisiana State LibraryWhile it’s technically the home for Louisiana’s state library, don’t overlook the genealogical and historical resources available through the site. Digital archives are available here, as well as outbound links to other state organizations that might have the family facts or locality information you are looking for.Maine DigitalA part of the Maine State Library, you’ll find many good resources here, ranging from registration cards to county maps, and much more.
Maine Memory NetworkA comprehensive collection of both genealogical information and history, valuable information on your Maine ancestors might be hiding here. Some of the available information includes tax records, oral history, maps, and more.Maryland Historical SocietyGood resource for your Maryland family research. Start with the overview first and then jump right into the collections as needed.Digital MarylandBringing together the resources of libraries, archives as well as other historical and cultural sources, this resource may rapidly expedite your historical research for ancestors from Maryland. Not just genealogical, but historical, you’ll find digital media options that can be incorporated into your search as well.Massachusetts Vital Records SearchLooking for online vital records for your family lineage in Massachusetts? This is the place for vital records, passenger manifests and more. Brief records only, but easy to search and use.Massachusetts Historical Society Digital CollectionsWith at least 40+ digital collections online, here you’ll find maps, military records, some newspapers, and many other resources. Heavy on the history, there are many good family resources to be found at the site, plus outbound links to even more information.Seeking MichiganFamily history abounds here, with multiple digital collections ranging from death records and historical documents to oral histories and maps. Take advantage of multiple methods of search for most collections. Michigan Archival AssociationNot specifically family research oriented, this is a comprehensive list of archival resources that can be extremely useful to those looking for historical information on Michigan.Minnesota Historical SocietyEasy to use and search, this comprehensive site includes immigration resources, general family research information, plus birth and death records.