Genealogy & Local History Resources
Over 1.2 billion records in over 3,000 databases. A source for conducting genealogical and local history research . Included are digitized images of the U.S. Federal Census from 1790 on, The American Geneaological Biographical Index, Passe nger and Immigration Lists Index, and more. * in library use only
Instead of spending hours scanning books for mentions of a family name, users can turn to Genealogy Connect for a one-stop search across multiple volumes, identifying connections and enriching family history.
Research tools for tracing family history and American culture, for beginning and professional genealogists. Includes original page images for all documents.
This library was created in 1987 as part of the Immigration and Naturalization Service (INS) History Office. Its mission is to track the agency history and the implementation of federal government immigration policy from 1891 — when the federal government first created the Immigration Bureau — through its present time.