Genealogy Databases Available at Washington County Library
America's News: Read local, regional, and national news articles from thousands of U.S. newspapers and other resources. Features many Minnesota based newspapers including: Star Tribune, Pioneer Press, Rochester Post-Bulletin, and Duluth News Tribune. Learn more: NewsBank Help Video
American Antiquarian Society (AAS) Historical Periodicals Collections: Search thousands of American historical magazines and newspapers published between 1691 and 1876. Topics covered: science, medicine, agriculture, business, literature, women’s fashion, family life, religion, politics, and more. Great for history projects! Learn more: FAQ, Search Help
Ancestry Library Edition: Research your family history. Includes digitized images of the U.S. Census, passenger and immigration lists, genealogical indexes, and much more. Available only on Library workstations. Learn more: Ancestry Library Edition Research Aids
ArchiveGrid: Search through historical documents, personal papers, and family histories held in archives around the world.
Historical Minneapolis Tribune (1867-1922): Search for articles and digital reproductions of the Minneapolis Tribune from 1867-1922.
Minnesota Digital Newspaper Hub: Search Minnesota newspaper articles from the Minnesota Historical Society archives. Find geographically and culturally diverse newspapers published between 1856 and today.
Cyndi's List of Genealogy Sites: Great general genealogy guide.
Danish Family Search: Danish census and parish records.
Ellis Island: Immigration records from 1892 to 1954 for New York City.
Family Search: Official website of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints. Now includes all U.S. censuses!
Find A Grave: Cemetery records entered by the public.
Fold3: Original source documents from various periods of world history, with a main emphasis on military records. Paid service, but it offers a free trial.
Google Translate: Allows you to enter text in one language and get an instant translation into another.
Minnesota People Finder: Includes Death Index, Birth Index, State Census Records and more.
Norwegian Digital Archives: Norwegian census data and parish registers.
U.S. Genweb: Directory of genealogy websites in every county and state of the United States.