The ultimate library for U.S. history research is the Library of Congress. The #3 post on my genealogy blog shares how to access great family history content at the Library of Congress–right from your computer.
Most of us won’t ever get to visit the Library of Congress (LOC), which is a shame. The public reading areas are beautiful, and the library shelves are packed with resources for family history research.
Fortunately, as I blogged about here, the LOC has put tantalizing resources at our fingertips. Especially photos and millions of digitized newspaper pages! Click here to read more about the World Digital Library, Chronicling America, the LOC’s Flickr Creative Commons page and even helpful video on how to care for our own family treasures.
More Library Gems at the Genealogy Gems Blog
Packed among our 1000+ blog posts and podcast episodes are lots more tips on finding your family history at libraries. Here are a few examples:
Use Your iPad (or Phone or Tablet) for Genealogy Research at the Family History Library
Look for Genealogy Records in State Libraries and Archives
How to Research at the Public Library in Genealogy Gems Premium Podcast episode #125 (Genealogy Gems Premium website membership required. It’s worth it! Click to read more!)
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