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Ancestry Library

Learn about your ancestors. Search over 1.2 billion records in over 3,000 databases, including the US Census, to find records and digitized documents.

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Search the digital US Census records from 1790-1930 or the full-text of 25,000 family and local history books in Heritage Quest.

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Washington State Digital Archives

Look up historical newspaper articles or county and state records such as marriage, frontier justice, birth, and death records. You can even find historical photographs.

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Sanborn Maps


Chart the growth and development of cities and towns in Washington with maps originally created for fire insurance purposes, dating 1867-1970.

Use the information to supplement your historical or genealogical research.

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New York Times Historical via ProQuest


Search or browse the full text of The New York Times from 1851 to 2011. Research world events, find obituaries, or read editorials and classified ads from years gone by.

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Family Search

Create a free account and connect with your ancestors. Search for historical records, build a family tree, and more!

You can even visit a local Family History Center for assistance with using their resources.

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