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Local History, Special Collections, and Genealogy

Research Guides

Starting historical research can be overwhelming! These research guides were written to help you find information related to certain topics in our collections and in other libraries, archives, books, websites, and historical repositories. 

More guides will be added over time based on what patrons are requesting. If you would like help finding sources on another topic, or have questions on one of these guides, please email or send us a message through our Contact Us tab.

Click the links below to see guides for each of the following topics.

African American History


Guides currently in progress include, Cemeteries & Burial Sites, Churches / Religion, Houses / Architecture, Indigenous Culture and Heritage, LGBTQ+ History, Military, Newspapers, Schools / Education

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