Mr. Koletzky's Heritage Project

posted Mar 25, 2011, 12:14 PM by Alissa Adams   [ updated Feb 12, 2014, 8:18 AM by adamsali@meadeschools.org ]

ELLIS ISLAND.org at: http://www.ellisisland.org/

  • Basic search features allow you to search for a person by last name, first name, year of birth, and gender. 
  • Advanced search features allow you to search more specifically by year of arrival, town of origin, passenger ship, ethnicity

The two databases listed below are offered to you free from the SD State Library @
 http://library.sd.gov 

(Remember if you're using these databases off campus, you will need our log in.  Ask Mrs. Adams for it!).
 

HERITAGE QUEST ONLINE    

To get there go to: http://library.sd.gov > Online Resources > Complete Listing > “H for Heritage Quest; or go directly to: http://www.heritagequestonline.com/hqoweb/library/do/index

  • Search the federal census for images from 1790-1930
  • Search books to find information on people and places described in thousands of family histories
  • Search PERSI to find information about people from over 2 million genealogy and local history articles.
ANCESTRY LIBRARY  

To get there go to: http://library.sd.gov > Online Resources > Complete Listing >“A for Ancestry Library; or go directly to: http://www.ancestrylibrary.com/default.aspx

  • Search U.S. Federal Census records from 1790 through 1930
  • Search immigration records and military records
  • Search the Social Security Death Index
  • Search the family history library
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