Genealogy & Georgia History Resources

Ancestry Library Edition

Ancestry Library Edition has  a collection of approximately 4,000 databases to help you research your family tree.  Ask your local library for the GALILEO password if you are accessing outside of the library.

 

 

Civil Rights Digital Library 

Civil Rights Digital Library promotes an enhanced understanding of the Movement by helping users discover primary sources and other educational materials from libraries, archives, museums, public broadcasters, and others on a national scale.  Ask your local library for the GALILEO password if you are accessing outside of the library.

 

Digital Library of Georgia

Digital Library of Georgia is a gateway to Georgia’s history and culture found in digitized books, manuscripts, photographs, government documents, newspapers, maps, audio, video, and other resources.  Ask your local library for the GALILEO password if you are accessing outside of the library.

 

 

Georgia Historic Books

Georgia Historic Books contains full-text, fully searchable books related to Georgia’s history and culture. Most are from the 19th to early 20th century and focus on Georgia history, biography, and literature.  Ask your local library for the GALILEO password if you are accessing outside of the library.

 

 

 

New Georgia Encyclopedia

New Georgia Encyclopedia provides access to authoritative information on people, places, events, history, and other topics about the state of Georgia. 

 

 

 

HeritageQuest Online

HeritageQuest Online offers a collection of genealogical and historical sources – with coverage dating back to the 1700s – that can help people find their ancestors and discover a place’s past.  Ask your local library for the GALILEO password if you are accessing outside of the library.