Research Databases

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

African American Heritage is a groundbreaking digital resource exclusively devoted to African American family history research.

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Discovery your family's history with library edition
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. You must be in the library to access this database.

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Family Search Official Logo
Family Search

The Barberton Public Library is an affiliate of the Family History Library in Salt Lake City, Utah, which houses millions of genealogical sources. Affiliate libraries can access select digital images of genealogical sources and records that are restricted outside the library. You will need a free FamilySearch account to search and view records. (In Library Use Only)

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Fold3 logo by Ancestry
Fold 3

Fold 3 provides convenient access to military records, including the stories, photos, and personal documents of the men and women who served.

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Heritage Quest

 Find information on your ancestors in U.S. census from 1790-1930, 22,000 family and local histories, 2 million genealogy and local history articles, Revolutionary War Era Pension & Bounty-Land Warrant Application Files, Freedman's Bank (1865-1874), and more.

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RootsWeb homepage

The Internets oldest and largest FREE genealogical community.

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Sanborn Fire Insurance Maps homepage
Sanborn Fire Insurance Maps

A treasure trove of information, detailed maps at building level for more than 400 Ohio communities from 1868 to the 1960s. Negotiating the site may require some practice. Try the 1024 x 768-pixel size. Use a city and street name or city and building’s name where possible to search in keyword or limit your search by date.

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