Local History Closings

The Local History Room will have different hours the week of June 17th:

  • Monday, June 17th: normal hours 
  • Tuesday, June 18th: Closed
  • Wednesday, June 19th: Closed
  • Thursday, June 20th: 10 am-12 pm
  • Friday, June 21st: 10 am-12 pm

Regular hours will resume the following week. 

Resources

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Ancestry Library Edition

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Start searching billions of records and discover your family's story.

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Ancestry.com New York

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Portions of Ancestry.com pertaining to New York are free to NY state residents.

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Association of Public Historians

A non-profit professional organization that represents the 1,600+ government-appointed historians in the state.
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Cyndi's List

Cyndi's List
A categorized & cross-referenced index to genealogical resources on the Internet.
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Ellis Island

Ellis Island
Contains a passenger search which comprises nearly 65 million arrival records and ship manifests in an interactive database.
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Find A Grave

Find A Grave
Large gravesite collection. Over 210 million memorials created by the community since 1995.
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National Archives

National Archives
A helpful website that details what information is available from each year of the U.S. Census Records, 1790-1950.
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National Archives

National Archives
Contains public records of American citizens such as military records and naturalization records of immigrants.
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New York State Library

New York State Library
The Research Library collects, preserves and makes available materials that support State government work.
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NYS Historic Newspapers

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This state wide project provides free online access to a wide range of newspapers chosen to reflect New York's unique history.

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War Veterans Database

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A database containing the names of local US veterans serving from 1917- present. The database includes names, branches of service, and the local newspaper the veteran was listed in.

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World War II Broome County Inductees Database

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A database of Broome County World War I inductees. 

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World War II, Vietnam, and Korean War Deaths Database

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This database contains information on veterans' deaths from World War II, Vietnam, and the Korean War. The information provided includes names, dates of death, and the newspapers in which each veteran can be found. 

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