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Ancestry Library EditionAvailable inside the library only
Genealogical and local history information. Includes the digitized images of the U.S. Federal Census from 1790 to 1940, the American Genealogical Biographical Index, Passenger and Immigration Lists Index, and slave narratives.
Digital MarylandAvailable everywhere
This website provides centralized, one-stop access to Maryland-related historical documents, images, audio, and video for Maryland's public libraries and cultural heritage institutions.
Milestone Documents in American HistoryAvailable everywhere
Milestone Documents in American History combines 133 full-text primary source documents with expert analysis and commentary. Additional titles include:
- Milestone Documents in African American History
- Milestone Documents in American History
- Milestone Documents of American Leaders
- Milestone Documents in World History
- Milestone Documents of World Religions
Rural Heritage MuseumAvailable everywhere
The Rural Heritage Museum's mission is to preserve the past and provide learning opportunities about the rural heritage in Washington County Maryland prior to 1940.
Whilbr - Western Maryland's Historical LibraryAvailable everywhere
Allegany, Garrett, and Washington Counties in Western Maryland have a rich and diverse history. View images from the collections of the libraries, historical societies, and individuals in the three counties. There are photographs, newspaper articles, and indexes, rare books and more.