National Genealogy Resources

Heritage Quest
This service requires library card from Carnegie Public Library to access this subscription database. Genealogy & Local History Collection of 25,000+ family and local history books, every word is searchable.National Archives
It includes holdings from the Washington and regional NARA offices as well as presidential libraries, and includes digital copies of over 124,000 documents.

Veterans History Project
The Veterans History Project relies on volunteers to collect and preserve stories of wartime service. It's primary focus is on first-hand accounts of U.S. Veterans from the following 20th Century wars:

  • World War I (1914-1920)
  • World War II (1939-1946)
  • Korean War (1950-1955)
  • Vietnam War (1961-1975)
  • Persian Gulf War (1990-1995)
  • Afghanistan and Iraq conflicts (2001-present)

In addition, those U.S. citizen civilians who were actively involved in supporting war efforts (such as war industry workers, USO workers, flight instructors, medical volunteers, etc.) are also invited to share their valuable stories.

Vital Records Information
Vital Records Information is a directory of sources for obtaining vital records, such as birth & death certificates, marriage licenses & divorce decrees. It covers all U.S. states and territories, as well as counties within states.

Genealogy Request Form:  Follow the link to make a genealogy research request.