Ohio Historical Newspapers Collection
Your local history and genealogy research just got a lot easier! Introducing ProQuest's Ohio Historical Newspapers Collection. Every issue of each title includes the complete paper, cover-to-cover, with full-page and article images in an easily downloadable, searchable PDF format.
Includes archives of the Chillicothe Gazette (1892-Recent);
the Cincinnati Post (1881-2007); the Coshocton Tribune (1909-Recent); the Dayton Daily News (1898-Recent); the Hamilton Journal-News (1891-Recent); the Lancaster Eagle-Gazette (1915-Recent); the Mansfield News Journal (1891-Recent); the Marion Star (1877-Recent); the Newark Advocate (1882-Recent); the Port Clinton News Herald (1967-Recent); the Springfield News-Sun (1900-Recent); and the Zanesville Times Recorder (1885-Recent).
Explore your family history and discover key historical events with NewspaperArchive.com, one of the world’s largest online newspaper archives.
Ohio Obituary Index
An index to over 3,500,000 obituaries, death and marriage notices, and other sources from Ohio from the 1810s to the present day.
African American Heritage
ProQuest African American Heritage is a groundbreaking resource devoted exclusively to African American family history research. The collection was created in partnership with leading African American genealogists and recognized leaders in genealogical information to develop a comprehensive mix of resources, records, and tools specifically pertaining to African Americans.
Discover your family history and start your family tree. Try free and access billions of genealogy records including Census, SSDI & Military records.
Fold3 Military Records
Fold3 features premier collections of original military records. These records include the stories, photos, and personal documents of the men and women who served in the military. Many of the records come from the U.S. National archives, The National Archives of the U.K. and other international records.
HeritageQuest Online provides genealogical and historical sources for more than 60 countries, with coverage dating back as early as the 1700s.
Ohio Death Record Index Search
A service of the Ohio History Connection, the Ohio Death Record Index contains Ohio Department of Health death certificates from 1913-1944 and 1954-1963; Ohio Department of Health stillborn death certificates from 1913-1935 and 1942-1953; and Columbus Board of Health death certificates from 1904-1908.
Ohio History Central
Ohio History Central is an evolving, dynamic online encyclopedia that includes information about Ohio’s natural history, prehistory, and history. Ohio History Central is perfect for anyone wanting to learn more about Ohio! Ohio History Central was researched and written by staff at the Ohio History Connection.
Sanborn Fire Insurance Maps
The Sanborn Fire Insurance Maps are a valuable resource for genealogists, historians, urban planners, teachers or anyone with a personal connection to a community, street or building. The maps depict more than 12,000 American towns and cities.
Ohio Memory Online Scrapbook
Explore digital content from over 390 cultural heritage institutions representing all 88 of Ohio’s counties covering a wide range of topics from prehistory to present day.
Ohio Memory features over 1,000,000 digital images from a variety of primary and secondary source image types, including: photographs, maps, drawings and paintings; full-text manuscripts, letters, diaries and journals; archaeological artifacts, natural history specimens and historical objects; searchable newspapers, books and e-publications; and audio and video.
Project Gutenberg, the oldest existing digital library, is a volunteer effort to digitize and archive cultural works, in order to encourage the creation and distribution of the eBook format. Most of the items in the collection are the full texts of public domain books. The project tries to make these as free as possible, in long-lasting, open formats that can be used on almost any computer.