Library of Congress –www.loc.gov Chronicling America –http://chroniclingamerica.loc.gov/ A very good website with a variety of historical resources worth discovering. The Chronicling America site is sponsored jointly by the Library of Congress and the National Endowment for the Humanities and contains information about American newspapers published between 1690 to present.
Genealogy Gems –www.lisalouisecooke.com Genealogy newsletter featuring helpful information – you can also subscribe to a free podcast usually delivered weekly. Upgrades are available for a reasonable fee.
Dead Fred –www.deadfred.com A searchable database which contains thousands of identified and mystery photographs. A good site to share any of your unidentified photos. If you identify a photo of a direct ancestor that is owned by the database, you will receive it free of charge.
Allen County Public Library –www.genealogycenter.org One of the largest genealogical collections east of the Mississippi features searchable on-line databases. Fort Wayne, IN
A comprehensive, categorized & cross-referenced list of links that point you to genealogical research sites online. Cyndislist.com
Officially opened February 2, 1913. The terminal and the surrounding neighborhood thrived -- by 1947, 65 million people a year were traveling through the building. The latter half of the 20th century, rail travel declined sharply, and Grand Central Terminal fell into disrepair, threatened several times with demolition. The Metropolitan Transportation Authority was able to undertake a huge restoration in the 1990s, and Grand Central remains a New York City icon today. (38 remarkable photos)
If you are looking for information on a specific genealogy topic like vital records, surnames, or just the basics, then this genealogy directory is an excellent place to start.
GEN-OBIT. If you are searching for descendants of a particular family group this is the exchange group you want. It's easy (and quite addictive!) to do an index of your local paper, and you then have access to newspaper obituaries from across the world. If you become a contributor, you can request information look-up for a listed obituary. It's like receiving numerous newspapers a day to shuffle through the obituaries. You can also become a subscriber without contributing, but you don't get the frills. If you want to become a contributor, send a message stating so or asking for more information to firstname.lastname@example.org. To subscribe send the following to email@example.com: subscribe