Genealogy and History Databases

Ancestry – Census records & other genealogical records. Available only in the library

Ancestry home access – click on this link and then enter password (first 5 digits of your BHPL library card #) – available through 12/31/20


EBSCO Biography Reference Center – Biographical resources


EBSCO History Reference Center – Search history magazine articles


Family Search – provides free online access to one of the largest collections of genealogical and historical records in the world.


HeritageQuest – U.S. Census records from 1790-1940


Infobase LearningHistory reference books


New York Times Historical – New York Times articles, 1857-2013


Salem Press – Great Events & Lives in History.