Research Databases

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List of research database titles, descriptions and links
African American Heritage - Who is waiting to be found?

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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Discover your family's history - Ancestry Library Edition

Ancestry Library Edition

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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Black Freedom Struggle in the United States: Challenges and Triumphs in the Pursuit of Equality

Black Freedom Struggle

This resource features expertly selected open primary source documents. Visitors will find historical newspaper articles, pamphlets, diaries, correspondence, and more from specific time periods in U.S. history marked by the opposition African Americans have faced on the road to freedom.

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DPLA. Ohio's local history online

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 by ancestry - Discover your family's military past

Fold3 Library Edition

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 - Discover your family's history today

HeritageQuest Online

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

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Mechanicsburg High School Yearbooks

Mechanicsburg High School Yearbooks

Browse and search select Mechanicsburg High School yearbooks from 1954 through 2021.

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Sanborn - Over 40,000 detailed historical Ohio 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? Identifying flint artifacts

What's the Point?

Identifying flint artifacts.

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World Book Timelines

World Book Timelines

Build and share timelines. Use your own events and images or add content and images from World Book.

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