Burgert Brothers Photographic Collection
Over 20,000 historic images of Tampa Bay from the late 1800s to the early 1960s.
African American Historical Resources
Historical and genealogical materials on the African American experience. Key resources include digital collections and print collections at three locations.
We Marched on Washington - 1963
Watch video interviews of Tampa Bay residents who participated in the historic March on Washington, which took place on August 28, 1963. Explore more in the Our Lives, Our Legacies: The Hillsborough Black Experience collection.
Billions of records in census data, vital records, military records, directories, photos, and more powered by Ancestry.com.
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Genealogy information including family trees, photos, and altogether more than 6 billion exclusive records from all over the world.
Premier collections of original military records including the stories, photos, and personal documents of those who served.
Genealogy & History
General Genealogy Resources
- Roots Web
- Genealogy Center (Allen Co. Public Library)
- History Place
- My Genealogy Hound
- Web Pages by Stephen P. Morse
- Genealogy Trails
- General Land Office Records
- History & Genealogy (Library of Congress)
- Library of Congress Digital Collections
- National Archives Resources for Genealogists
- USGenWeb Project
- Access to Archival Databases (NARA Military)
- American Battle Monuments Commission
- Civil War Soldiers & Sailors Database
- DAR Ancestor Search
- Veteran's Gravesite Locator
Florida & Local History
- Florida Division of Historical Resources
- Exploring Florida
- Henry B. Plant Museum
- Tampa Bay History Center
Death & Burial Resources
Digital Books & Newspapers
- African American Gateway
- Afro-Louisiana History and Genealogy
- The Black Cemetery Network
- Digital Library on American Slavery
- Lowcountry Africana
- Trans-Atlantic Slave Trade Database
Research in other Countries
Use Cyndi's List. On the homepage, click CATEGORIES, then click on the alpha letter for the first letter of the desired country or region and scroll down.