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Digital Local History

An overview of online resources for the study of local history and genealogy in Rockland County
by Brian Jennings on 26 June 2014

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Transcript of Digital Local History

http://www.rocklandgenealogy.org/
http://ancestrylibrary.proquest.com/
Brian Jennings
Local History Librarian
(845)634-4997, ext. 127
bjennings@rcls.org
Images, maps and more at HRVH.ORG
Ancestry
Genealogical Society of Rockland County
Available only in the library
Ancestry is the most comprehensive online source of information for conducting genealogical and local history research available.

-Census documents
-Military Records
-City Directories
-much, much more
-Cemetery Records
-Funeral Home Records
-Rockland County NY State Census
-Bibliography of Genealogies in the Rockland Room
-Meets the 4th Tuesday of each month at New City Library
-JUNE 24TH 7PM:
Tips and Tricks for Using Ancestry.com in Researching Your Family with Toni McKeen, professional genealogist
Free
Wednesday, June 18, 2014
Vol MMXIV, No. 1
Newspapers online at news.hrvh.org
guides.rcls.org/rocklandroom
Libguides: web site pathfinders
Rockland Room guide
http://guides.rcls.org/rocklandroom

The American Civil War: a bibliography
http://guides.rcls.org/civilwar

The American Revolution: resources for Rockland County
http://guides.rcls.org/rocklandrevolution



Digital Local History
Rockland County Messenger
1848; 1851-55; 1857-1868
other 19th century issues at
http://www.localarchives.org/newcitylibrary/

Rockland County Journal
1850-1900


Rockland County Times
1894, 1902-1904
Try
HeritageQuest
for remote access
to census documents and other
genealogical and local history
materials
http://www.heritagequestonline.com/

remote access available via
http://guides.rcls.org/nwcdatabases
Omeka for Digital Collections
What's Next?
A place for digital collection and exhibits
http://rocklandroom.omeka.net/
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