Minnesota websites for genealogical and historical research: Part 2

I am challenging myself to discover these and other links. The historical societies, libraries, and archives I mention in this series also have fantastic in-house resources for researchers. St. Cloud Times  [Stearns County and area]  www.griver.org/sctimes-index Obituaries index 01/02/1928 through 12/31/2013 News index 01/03/1928 through 12/31/2008 Pennington County Cemetery and obituary index [no date parameters […]

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North Carolina newspapers online

The state archives in North Carolina has has completed the posting of 23,483 digital images of newspapers online at its website. They are keyword searchable! These cover a time frame from 1751 into the 1890s. The North Carolina Newspaper Digitization Project website states: “In 2009, the North Carolina State Archives completed a project to digitize […]

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New Orleans Public Library’s Louisiana Biography and Obituary Index now fully online

This press release appeared online this morning. Don’t forget that many immigrants to this country arrived at the port of New Orleans. Many then ventured up the Mississippi River to their new homes. U.S. residents may have spent some time in New Orleans as they journeyed on the water from the East Coast to the […]

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List of Newspaper Indexes and Images Online

The Library of Congress website includes a section “Newspaper Archives/Indexes/Morgues.” This page includes links to sites with newspaper indexes, images, directories, and other links for finding newspapers online. In this case it is largely directed at historical newspapers which are what genealogists generally seek. One section of the page tells which newspaper related sites have […]

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