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Spotlight: HeritageQuest Online

Image result for heritagequest online image HeritageQuest offers the complete set of U.S. Census records, 1790-1940, plus over 25,000 family and local histories, and genealogical data, available courtesy of the Boston Public Library using the BPL eCard - get an eCard

FINDING PRIMARY SOURCES

Primary sources are original, uninterpreted information, such as firsthand accounts of events in letters, diaries, interviews, or historical news reportage; original works of fiction, art, or music; research data; testimony, speeches, etc. Visit Special Collections to use some original texts in print or manuscript.

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Digitized Books Online

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