Research Databases

A B C D E F G H K L N O P S T V W
List of research database titles, descriptions and links
African American Heritage
African American Heritage

Search records, books, serials, and other historical records specific to African Americans to trace your genealogy or to do research.

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Ancestry Library Edition
Ancestry Library Edition

[IN-LIBRARY USE ONLY] Trace your genealogy using historical records. U. S. Census records; military records; court, land and probate records; vital and church records; directories; petitions for naturalization; passenger lists and more. You must be in the library to access this database.

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Digital Public Library of America
Digital Public Library of America

Historic digital collections from libraries, museums, and archives across Ohio and more. The DPLA portal to photographs, maps, documents, and AV materials from across the country is a great starting place for your local history and genealogy reference.

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Fold3
Fold3

A premier collection of historical U.S. military records that brings to life the details of America’s military veterans with stories, photos, and personal documents.

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HeritageQuest
HeritageQuest

Search census records, books, serials, and other historical records to trace your genealogy.

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Lawrence County Courthouse Archives
Lawrence County Courthouse Archives

The following web site contains material retrieved from the Lawrence County court house located in Ironton, OH. As the preservation work progresses we hope it will be a useful source for genealogists and historians.

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Ohio History Central
Ohio History Central

Ohio History Central is the Ohio History Connection’s online encyclopedia, a reference source for and about the people of Ohio. It covers topics related to the history, ancient peoples, archaeology, and natural history of Ohio. It is a starting point for learning about the people, places, animals, events, and culture of Ohio.

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Ohio Memory
Ohio Memory

Established in 2000, Ohio Memory is the collaborative statewide digital library program of the Ohio History Connection and the State Library of Ohio. On this free website, you can explore digital content from over 390 cultural heritage institutions representing all 88 of Ohio’s counties covering a wide range of topics from prehistory to present day.

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Postcard collection
Postcard Collection

This collection is a series of postcards featuring Lawrence County, Ohio. 

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Sanborn Fire Insurance Maps
Sanborn Fire Insurance Maps

Find large scale street plans produced by the Sanborn Fire Insurance company from 1867 to 1970. Locate and identify buildings and neighborhoods. Study the growth of towns and cities, and the impact of new development

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What's The Point?
What's The Point?

Identifying flint artifacts.

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