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United States Census

American-Family Immigration History Center

Provided by the Ellis Island Foundation, Inc. (If the website doesn't load, just keep trying; they get a lot of traffic.)

Cemeteries: Columbia County Heritage

A digital collection of headstone photographs, brought to you by the Columbia County Rural Library District in partnership with the Washington State Library

Early Schoolhouses: Columbia County Heritage

A digital collection of early Columbia County schoolhouse photographs, brought to you by the Columbia County Rural Library District and the Blue Mountain Heritage Society in partnership with the Washington State Library.

Cyndi's List of Genealogy Sites on the Internet

The Family History Store

Buy digital downloads, forms, charts and more.


Provided by The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints.

Find a Grave

Heritage Quest

Genealogy and local history online. Search census records (1790-1930), Revolutionary War records, Bounty-Land Warrant Application files, Books, PERSI (index containing 22 million+ genealogy and local history articles) and Freedman's Bank (1865-1874) for family information. (Library Card needed to access this database remotely from home.)

Historic Washington Newspapers online

Kindred Trails:Worldwide Genealogy Resources

Walla Walla Tribe Genealogy

Local History & Genealogy Reading Room: Humanities and Social Services Division

National Union Catalog of Manuscript Collections (Library of Congress)

Northwest Digital Archives

Online Archive of California

United States Census

Washington Rural Heritage

Washington State Archives in Olympia

Washington State Library Digital Collections and Resources

What Was There

A social mapping tool that aggregates historic pictures of places and tags their location onto a modern map so you can see your street as it appeared in the past.

Whitman County Heritage

Whitman County Heritage documents the early culture, industry, and community life of Whitman County, Washington and locations throughout Washington’s Palouse Region.  The collection is a project of the Whitman County Library and local partners, funded by a grant from the Washington State Library.


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