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Thursday, August 28; Friday, August 29; and Monday, September 1
Browse our collection of links related to history and genealogy.
  Link   ALGenWeb
The Alabama state page at USGenWeb, a volunteer-driven genealogy database project.
  Link   ALGenWeb: Colbert County
The Colbert County, Alabama project page at ALGenWeb, including cemetery, marriage, military, and census records and Native American history.
  Link   ALGenWeb: Lauderdale County
The Lauderdale County, Alabama project page at ALGenWeb, including cemetery surveys, census records, newspaper articles, and obituaries.
  Link   Ancestry Library Edition
Powered by Ancestry.com and distributed by ProQuest, Ancestry Library Edition provides free access within the library facility. This resource may be used for researching family genealogies as according to census, birth, marriage, military, and death records.
  Link   Civil War Soldiers & Sailors System
A database of servicemember records from the Civil War.
  Link   Encyclopedia of Alabama (AVL)
Free, online resource on Alabama history, culture, geography, and natural environment. This site offers articles on Alabama's famous people, historic events, sports, art, literature, industry, government, plant and animal life, agriculture, recreation, and so much more. Audience: All
  Link   FindAGrave.com
An "online cemetery experience" that allows users to search for graves (including family members and celebrities), find photos and biographical information, and leave "virtual flowers" on graves.
  Link   HeritageQuest Online Library Access
HeritageQuest Online is a dynamic genealogical database containing census records, Revolutionary War pension applications, and Freedman’s Bank records, as well as access to the PERSI database, the U.S. Serial Set, and over 26,000 family and local history books. Access to HeritageQuest Online is free of charge to FLPL patrons.
  Link   History Reference Center (AVL)
History Reference Center features cover-to-cover full text for more than 650 historical encyclopedias and other non-fiction books. The database also includes full text for nearly 60 leading history periodicals; 58,000 historical documents; 43,000 biographies of historical figures; more than 12,000 historical photos and maps; and 87 hours of historical film and video. Audience: high school through college, general public
  Link   Official Federal Land Records
Database of various land records, including titles, survey plats and field notes dating back to the 1800s.
  Link   Olive Tree Ships Passenger Lists
Search engine for passenger lists to help users find their immigrant ancestors.
  Link   RootsWeb
A genealogy research-sharing resource from Ancestry.com.
  Link   USGenWeb
A volunteer-driven genealogy database project.
  Link   UsGenWeb Census Project
A volunteer US Census transcription.
  Link   WorldGenWeb
A worldwide volunteer-driven genealogy database project.
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