PREMIUM RESOURCES: These databases are brought to you by Mobile Public Library, Alabama Public Library Service and The Alabama Virtual Library.
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Ancestry Library Edition - has approximately 4,000 databases including key collections such as U.S. Federal Census, more than 1,000 historical maps; American Genealogical Biographical Index; Immigrants to New England, 1620-1630; Social Security Death Index (updated monthly); WWI Draft Cards; Federal Slave Narratives; and a strong Civil War collection.
Mobile Register on Newsbank - Computer files of full text for stories originating in the Mobile Register from 1993 to the present. (News obits no paid funeral notices.)
NEW - The Historical Archives - actual images of the newspaper and include 1970 - 1992 along with 1858-9, 1860, 1862-3, 1868-1870.
Microfilm backfiles at Local History.
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ReferenceUSA - A searchable database of information for millions of U.S. companies and people. Search for job and industry info, business opportunities, executive info, news articles, lifestyle and neighborhood profiles, etc. Residential info includes name, address and phone number, lifestyle factors and near-by looks up. Print/download limit is 250 in the Library and 100 from home. Check out the video tutorials and webinars at The Learning Center!
AccessGenealogy - State by State, Native American & African American genealogy
African American Genealogy
The African - Native Genealogy Page - the Oklahoma's Black Indians
Afrigeneas - postings on African American genealogy research and resources
NEW - Alabama Resources by County at Birmingham Public Library
Alabama Department of Archives and History
AlGenWeb - Alabama Genealogy Info on the Web
Alabama Obituaries - Obits from Mobile, Birmingham and Hunstville back to 6 months
American Family Immigration History Center - Ellis Island immigration records
American-French Genealogical Society
Ancestors from Norway
Ancestry.com - Limited, free access is available from anywhere to search thousands of names and genealogical databases.
Baldwin County Probate Court - deeds, marriage licenses and other records
Beginner's Guide to Family History Research
Cemetery Records Online
CousinConnect.com - search a number of databases at one time
Cyndi's List of Genealogy Sites
Deathindexes.com - online searchable death and obituary indexes by state, some links require a subscription to Ancestry.com if you are accessing from outside the library
Family Tree Maker Online
Family Search - a searchable database of over 35 million names from the Church of Jesus Christ of the Latter Day Saints
Family Tree Searcher
Freedmen's Bureau Online
The Genealogy Home Page
Historical and Genealogical Societies in Alabama
Land Patent Search - search Land Office Records from the bureau of Land Managment
Legacy.com - search current obituaries from over 300 newspapers, includes celebrities and Social Security Death Index
Maps from the University of Alabama - Historical and contemporary maps plus Aerial photography from all over the world. Great for Alabama History school projects and genealogists, too!
Mobile County Probate Court
The Mobile Genealogical Society
National Archives Genealogy Page
Native American Genealogy - Reconnecting With Your American Indian Heritage
Native American Genealogy Links
RootsWeb - the oldest genealogy posting site with over half a million surnames
Stephen Morse's Obtaining Enumerative Districts for the 1930 Census in One Step
Stephen Morse's Searching the Ellis Island Database in One Step
University of South Alabama Doy Leale McCall Rare Book and Manuscript Library
University of Virginia Special Collections Library
Virginia Heritage - a searchable database of archival repositories across Virginia
Vital Records Information
WWII Honor List of Dead & Missing Army and Army Air Forces Personnel from ALABAMA