Tuesday, April 7, 2015

623 US Railroad Maps at the Library of Congress

The United States Library of Congress in their American Memory collection has a digital collection of 623 railroad maps up through 1900. The scans are high-quality and resolution is good. See if they have a map for your area of interest.

Monday, April 6, 2015

CourtHouses in Postcards

This site has digital images of postcard pictures of courthouses for counties across the United States.


Maps at the Library of Virginia

The Library of Virginia has an extensive digital collection of maps--including Depression-era county maps (in the Virginia Historical Inventory) an earlier materials. I even discovered an 18th century surveying guide.

Saturday, April 4, 2015

Missouri State Archives Digital Newspapers

The items included here are hit and miss, but the Missouri State Archives has digital copies online of some newspapers in their state.

My Event and Summary Announcement List

I am moving blog summary updates, webinar announcements, and similar content to a separate email list at Constant Contact. There is no charge to be on the list and it is completely separate from this blog. To be added to the announcement list, visit our sign in page here.

Georgia Confederate Pension Application Supplements

The Georgia State Archives located additional pension materials after the first microfilming was done. There is an index to the pensions included in this first supplement here on the Georgia State Archives website.

Thursday, April 2, 2015

US Civil War Confederate Pension Indexes

Confederate Pension Records online indexes:

Recent US Updates to FamilySearch

We don't usually post about "new" FamilySearch items here--just the occasional database that's been there a while and that people might not be aware of.

We do blog about new FamilySearch postings on our Rootdig blog and those posts can be seen here.

Wednesday, April 1, 2015

Kansas Memory

This site contains digital images of hundreds of items related to Kansas history, including:

  • Civil War unit flags
  • Census summaries
  • Identified portraits
  • Historical location
All with high quality scans and the ability to browse by location, time period, or subject. The collection can be viewed here.

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