Research Databases

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List of research database titles, descriptions and links
African American Heritage
African American Heritage

A database from ProQuest that provides detailed records for African Americans.  Records include Federal Census, Marriage and Cohabitation records, Military Draft and Service Records, Registers of Slaves and Free Persons of Color, Freedman's Bank, and more.  

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Alliance Index

Search the Alliance Index for obituary, marriage, and newspaper article citations from The Alliance Review.

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Alliance Memory Project

Featuring sights, sounds, and recollections of the Alliance community, Alliance Memory offers over 3,000 images, interviews, and documents

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Ancestry Library Edition

One of the most comprehensive genealogy databases available. This database is NOT available for home access. Please come to the Main Library or Branch for access.

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Digital Public Library
Digital Public Library of America

The DPLA connects digital collections from libraries across the country.  Rich histrocial collections from all over the the United States are at the touch of your fingertips. If looking for materials specific to Ohio, the Ohio Digital Network is a part of DPLA, with over 99,000 entries from across the state.  

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Family Search

Search for your ancestors using millions of online records

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Fold3

Fold3 specializes in military records, photos, and personal stories of those who have served in the military.  Fold3 allows you to share the information that you have along with the info provided to create memorials for those who have served.

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Forties in America

This eBook covers pop culture, historical events, and politics of the 1940's.

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HeritageQuest Online

This database offers access to Census images, Revolutionary War records, genealogy books, and more. Rodman Library card required for home access.

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Ohio Death Certificate Index (1913-1944)
Ohio Death Certificate Index

Index of Ohio Death Records for certain time periods.

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Sanborn Fire Insurance Maps

Sanborn Historic Maps are large scale street plans produced by the Sanborn Fire Insurance company from 1867 to 1970.

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St. Joseph Catholic Cemetery Burials

Use this form to search for individuals of the Catholic faith who were buried in St. Joseph Catholic Cemetery in Alliance, Ohio from 1900 to present. Also included in the database are those individuals who had Catholic funeral services in Alliance, were buried elsewhere, or were cremated.

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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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