United States

American Memory gateway to primary source materials relating to the history and culture of the United States, from the Library of Congress with other participating libraries and archives

American State Papers 38 volume set of Congressional Documents from 1738-1838

European Views of the Americas: 1493-1750 a comprehensive guide to printed records about the Americas written in Europe before 1750, covering the history of European exploration, portrayals of native American peoples, natural disasters, disease outbreaks and slavery

Genealogy Resources by State the U.S government’s list of states’ genealogy resources, with links to state archives and historical societies

Genealogy Trails state and county pages, run by volunteers dedicated to transcribing genealogy data and making it available for free

Great Lakes Maritime History includes both Canadian provinces and U.S. states that border the Great Lakes. Records include biographies, the 1930 census of merchant seamen, list of shipwrecks, lighthouses, obituaries and storms.

Library of Congress State Digital Resources memory projects, online encyclopedias, historical and cultural materials collections from across the US

National Portal to Historic Collections search historic articfacts, photos paintings and documents across the U.S. and look at them online.

The National Society of The Colonial Dames of America is a leader in historic preservation, restoration and interpretation of historic sites. Website includes Musuem Properties, an Ancestor Bibliographical Register and Ancestor Profiles.

North American Forts 1526-1956 catalogue and gazetteer of forts and fortresses, trading posts, camps, stockades, blockhouses, garrisons, arsenals, and seacoast batteries in the United States and Canada and Associated Territories

Reclaim the Records group of not-for-profit genealogists, historians, researchers and others who are filing Freedom of Information requests to get public data back into the public domain

US genweb links to state and county sites, some with records or indexes online

Western History and Genealogy obituary databases, indexes to Centennial State pioneers, guide to Colorado place names, military records (including Nebraska Civil War records and the Western History Digital Photography Collection

Western States Marriage Records Index Marriage records (pre-1900) from Arizona, California, Idaho, Montana, Nevada, New Mexico, Oregon, Utah, eastern Washington and Wyoming

Regions and States