This is a sample of the materials available on African-American genealogy in the Local History collection in the Princeton Room.
Discover your family history using these favorite resources for genealogists that include both American and international records. Popular resource Ancestry.com Library Edition can only be accessed in the library and offers a wide range of international resources. Other databases can be accessed from home with your library card and include HeritageQuest, which includes U.S. records like the federal census and historical city directories, and Fold3, which focuses on military records and related materials. You can also discover newspaper archives to find obituaries and other family stories.
See Specifics section of full entry to explore all options for viewing the Princeton Packet and its predecessors.
Research your roots with these free resources.
Searchable database with citations to selected content from two local newspapers, Princeton Packet and Town Topics.
A digitized collection of historical periodicals from the town of Princeton and Princeton University.
Historical full-text coverage from 5 major United States newspapers.
See Specifics section of the full entry to explore all options for viewing historical and more recent issues of Town Topics.
Comprehensive treasury of American genealogical sources
Convenient access to U.S. military records, including the stories, photos, and documents of the men and women who served.
Genealogical and historical information from census, military, church, vital, court, land and probate records, passenger lists etc