Over 291,000 links for family history - 180+ categories

African American Genealogy Websites - tons of links to black/african american genealogy
“The World’s largest online resource for family history documents and family trees.”
Explore centuries of resources. Searchable collections of records from around the world.
An absolutely essential tool for any serious family roots tracing.

Find cemetery, death, obituaries, burial, birth, marriage, divorce, and military records, surname histories and historic vital records from one easy-to-use search interface.

Ellis Island Passenger search
Search 26,000 Family History Databases. Explore Birth, Marriage, Death, Census and Military Records.

FamilySearch database of the Family History Library
* The collection includes over 2.4 million rolls of microfilmed genealogical records; 727,000 microfiche;.
* The Ancestral File database contains more than 36 million names that are linked into families.
* The International Genealogical Index database contains approximately 600 million names of deceased individuals. An addendum to the International Genealogical Index contains an additional 125 million names. These names have been patron submitted or extracted from thousands of original birth, christening and marriage records.
* Records available are from the United States, Canada, the British Isles, Europe, Latin America, Asia, and Africa.
* A majority of the records contain information about persons who lived before 1930.

Over 70 million U.S. historical documents

Heritage Quest Online – available free through Newberry and Chicago Public Libraries
HeritageQuest contains scanned images of all available U.S. census schedules (1790-1930); over 25,000 scanned books on family and local history; PERSI, an index to magazine articles in the field of family and local history; images of selected records from Revolutionary War pension and bounty-land-warrant application files; images of the registers of the Freedman's Savings and Trust Company; and selected Congressional documents and reports from the American State Papers and U.S. Serial Set.
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Jewish Gen
Thousands of databases, research tools, and other resources to help with Jewish ancestry research and to find family members.

National Archives (U.S.):
        Resources for Genealogists

        Great Lakes Region

        7358 South Pulaski Road, Chicago, IL 60629-5898

Newspaper Archive — 200 years of American Newspapers

Online Free Translators:

        Yahoo Babel Fish

        Google Translate

PBS “Ancestors”
Great instruction site for beginner genealogy researchers.  Includes guides and videos
A very eclectic collection of documents. A lot more than BMD records.