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Genealogy Resources

African American Heritage
A groundbreaking digital resource exclusively devoted to African American family history research. [TRAVELER
Genealogy Database is available only at the Library.  Includes Federal Census Records through 1930, Military Records, City Directories, Maps, and many valuable Genealogy resources.  Not Available from outside the Library.  
This site can be used to search and order Arkansas death certificates from 1935-1961.
This Cumulative Index to the Arkansas Historical Quarterly covers volumes 1 - 59, 1942 - 2000. 
Designed to supplement Arkansas’s vital records service, which began in 1914, In Remembrance provides researchers with the location of death records in early Arkansas. The data has been collected from numerous sources including church publications, cemetery records, mortality censuses, newspaper obituaries, or county and local records from the AHC’s extensive holdings.
This site provides live database and image access to more than two million Federal land title records for the Eastern Public Land States, issued between 1820 and 1908.
A directory of census transcriptions published on the Internet for the United States and countries of the World.  Click here for the United States. 
A gateway to Internet genealogy, providing more than 225,000 links to every conceivable genealogical resource on the Internet.
This website gathers together links to online death indexes by state and county. Included are death indexes, obituary indexes, probate indexes, and cemetery & burial listings. 
Offered free by The American Family Immigration History Center, you can search for immigrants who came to America through Ellis Island between 1892 and 1924.
Whether you're just beginning or you've been at it a while, doing family history can be easier. The Family History Guide helps you choose a path you're interested in, with tools to help you find the information you need.
Offered free by The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, you can search the Ancestral File, the International Genealogical Index, the Family History Library Catalog, and selected web sites.
Find graves of Famous and non-Famous people, and graveyards, or submit the location of graves of your ancestors, at this unique website.
This company designs, develops and markets genealogy software applications and online resources that enable family history enthusiasts to research, organize and document their heritage at home or away. It provides extensive online genealogy resources, including subscriptions that give researchers continuous, easy access to valuable family history information, such as the U.S. Census Collection, Family and Local Histories Collection, International & Passenger Records, World Family Tree, and Genealogy Library.
A flowchart illustration that shows how to apply the concepts of the GPS to sound genealogical research.
To help you locate that city or county that you just know much about.
Genealogy Database of Federal Census images along with family and local histories. Soon it will include Obituaries, War Pensions, and other records.
Resources for researching Canadian Genealogy includes a free publication Tracing your Ancestors in Canada.
Major provider of news and information to public libraries, colleges and universities, schools, government and military libraries, genealogists and others around the world.
Features all books within the Pine Bluff/Jefferson County Library's Genealogy Department.
This Index containing obituaries of Jefferson County, AR.
A computerized database containing very basic facts about servicemen who served on both sides during the Civil War offered by the National Parks System.
One of the world's premier collections of  U.S. and foreign genealogical and local historical publications.  This link is to the Local History and Genealogy Reading Room.
Genealogy Area provides many of the finding aids, guides, and research tools that can prepare you for a visit to one of our facilities or for requesting records from NARA.
A service organization that leads and educates the national genealogical community. The Society assists members in tracing family histories, as it has from its founding in 1903. Most of the NGS books are available through standard interlibrary loan (ILL) channels from the St. Louis Public Library.  Click below to use the NGS Library Card Catalog.  (Talk to our Reference/Genealogy staff if you want a book through ILL.  Cost is only $1.50 per book to help cover postage.) National Genealogical Society Library Card Catalog
Aims to be a subject-based, reliable and easily accessible source of information on the Internet with an emphasis on Canadian information.
The mission at the U.S. Census Bureau is to serve as the nation’s leading provider of quality data about its people and economy. 
A group of volunteers working together to provide  Internet websites for genealogical research in every county and every state of the U.S.
Information on obtaining Vital Records throughout the United States.