Genealogy

Ancestry Library Edition (In Library Only): Search census & voter lists, birth, marriage & death certificates, military records, immigration and travel, newspapers & periodicals, and the card catalog.

Michigan Cemetery Sources:The Michigan Cemetery Sources web site represents a compilation of published cemetery transcriptions located at the Library of Michigan and links to Michigan cemetery websites. This database also identifies the location of over 3,700 cemeteries in Michigan. It is not intended to include a list of personal names.

USGen Web Project: Organized by country and state, this website provides you with links to all the state genealogy websites which, in turn, provide gateways to the countries.

National Archives: Provides census data and military records

Ellis Island: Provides tips on getting started, genealogy charts & forms, information about locating a genealogy society and hiring a professional genealogist and also helpful websites for genealogy research.

CastleGarden.org: This site offers free access to a database of information on 11 million immigrants from 1820 through 1892.

Heritage Quest Online: Search the U.S. Federal Census images from 1790-1930, including name indexes, find information on people and places described in family and local histories, search Revolutionary War records, Freedman's Bank which was founded to serve African Americans and the U.S. Serial Set.

Family Search: Offers free classes online and in person to help discover your family tree. You can also use the research wiki which is a free collection of family history articles provided by family history enthusiasts.

Cyndi's List: A list of links that point you to genealogical research sites online.

The Roots-L Library: Gives information for beginning genealogy as well as family history centers, terms and definitions and much more.

Obituary Daily Times: A daily index of published obituaries.

Michigan County Histories and Atlases: Composed of digitized titles published before 1923.

 

History

Biography.com: Biographies categorized by popular groups, pictures, "in the headlines" and icons.

Historychannel.com: Provides several different articles about different eras of world history.

Infoplease Black History Month: Gives information on history and timelines, contemporary issues and facts, biographies and special features, holidays, education and awards.

UShistory.org: Hosted and created by Independence Hall Association, this website provides a wealth of resources on American historical figures and events.

Brittanica School

EdTechTeacher Best of History Websites: A curated list of history links organized by region and time period.