Research Databases

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List of research database titles, descriptions and links
African American Heritage
African American Heritage

Search records, books, serials, and other historical records specific to African Americans to trace your genealogy or to do research.

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American Ancestors
American Ancestors

Explore your New England ancestors' lives using American Ancestors' collection of 1.4 billion records from the United States, the British Isles, continental Europe, and beyond. Available only at Medina and Brunswick Libraries.

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Ancestry Library Edition

U. S. Census records; military records; court, land and probate records; vital and church records; directories; petitions for naturalization; passenger lists and more. Video Overview.       

Only available when using computers in MCDL locations or via MCDL Wi-Fi.

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FamilySearch Affiliate Library
FamilySearch Affiliate Library

Search for your relatives in records from around the world. Access 135 million restricted records by using FamilySearch at any MCDL location.

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Find my past
Find My Past

Search the premier database for British and Irish records. Includes the PERSI, an index of 2.5 million articles in historical and genealogical publications. Available only at Medina Library.

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