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Genealogy

Genealogical resources that include birth, marriage, death, church and cemetery records and family papers.

35th and 89th Division World War I Unit Histories

35th and 89th Division World War I Unit Histories

Contributed by: National World War I Museum at Liberty Memorial

Divisional histories related to the services of Missourians during World War I, including rosters listing names of soldiers.

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African Americans in Northeast Missouri

African Americans in Northeast Missouri

Contributed by: Hannibal Free Public Library

Hannibal Free Public Library received a grant to preserve and document the history of the African American Community of Northeast Missouri. Collections shown here are held by the library and also by others in the community.

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American Civil War in Missouri

American Civil War in Missouri

Contributed by: State Historical Society of Missouri

The American Civil War in Missouri collection includes manuscripts (letters and diaries) offering valuable insight into how Missourians - both civilians and those in the military - experienced the Civil War.

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Boone County Historical Society Civil War Collection

Boone County Historical Society Civil War Collection

Contributed by: Boone County Historical Society

This Civil War collection of personal letters, diaries and photographs is held by the Boone County Historical Society.

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Frisco: A Look Back at the Saint Louis-San Francisco Railway

Frisco: A Look Back at the Saint Louis-San Francisco Railway

Contributed by: Springfield-Greene County Library District

The collection includes postcards, Frisco employee magazines, employee information cards, and photographs to tell the story of the Saint Louis-San Francisco Railway known as the Frisco, a dominant railroad throughout south central United States.

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Immigrant Community of Ilasco, Missouri: Cement Company Town 1901-1965

Immigrant Community of Ilasco, Missouri: Cement Company Town 1901-1965

Contributed by: Hannibal Free Public Library

Photographs depicting history of the immigrant Community that resulted from the opening of the Atlas Portland Cement Company in 1901

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Index to Selected Missouri Newspapers

Index to Selected Missouri Newspapers

Contributed by: State Historical Society of Missouri

Index to selected Missouri newspapers, compiled by The State Historical Society of Missouri. With the exception of the Liberty Tribune, which is available on Missouri Digital Heritage, the newspapers are not available online. Index entries include newspaper title, subject, description, and notes.

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John Albert Undertaking Ledger, Ironton, Missouri

John Albert Undertaking Ledger, Ironton, Missouri

Contributed by: Iron County Historical Society

Ledger of funeral records kept by undertaker John Albert, who operated his business in Ironton, Missouri from July 1, 1878 to June 6, 1921. Ledger is bound with pages from Wilson's History and Directory for Southeast Missouri and Southern Illinois, 1875-1876.

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Lasting Impressions: German-Americans in St. Louis

Lasting Impressions: German-Americans in St. Louis

Contributed by: St. Louis Public Library

An ongoing exhibit of pictures, family histories, recommended websites, suggested readings, and other resources highlighting German-Americans' contributions to life in the St. Louis area.

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Local Historical Societies Newsletters

Local Historical Societies Newsletters

Contributed by: State Historical Society of Missouri

Local historical and genealogical societies in Missouri provide a wealth of information about the history and culture of the people in their communities.

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Marion County Atlas, 1875

Marion County Atlas, 1875

Contributed by: Hannibal Free Public Library

1875 Atlas of Marion County and its township.

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Missouri Birth & Death Records Database Pre-1910

Missouri Birth & Death Records Database Pre-1910

Contributed by: Missouri State Archives

Abstracts of Missouri birth, stillbirth, and death records recorded before 1910.

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Missouri Census Schedules from 1830-1940

Missouri Census Schedules from 1830-1940

Contributed by: Missouri State Archives

Index to federal and state census records, 1830-1940, available on microfilm at the Missouri State Archives.

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Missouri Coroner's Inquest Database

Missouri Coroner's Inquest Database

Contributed by: Missouri State Archives

Index of coroner records from seven Missouri counties and the City of St. Louis, dates range from 1842 to 1932.

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Missouri County Histories

Missouri County Histories

Contributed by: Various institutions

Numerous institutions around the state contributed books for digitization to the Missouri State Library's County History project. These books detail the history of the majority of Missouri's counties.

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Missouri County Plat Books

Missouri County Plat Books

Contributed by: Kansas City Public Library; University of Missouri-Columbia Special Collections; State Historical Society of Missouri

The Missouri County Plat Books collection is a selection of county atlases and plat books from all over the state published from 1875-1930.

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Missouri Death Certificates

Missouri Death Certificates

Contributed by: Missouri State Archives

Index of death certificates, linked to digital images of the original death certificate. Updated annually.

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Missouri Fire Insurance Maps

Missouri Fire Insurance Maps

Contributed by: Kansas City Public Library; University of Missouri-Columbia Special Collections; Washington University; Missouri History Museum

Three collections of Missouri fire insurance maps, including collections of Sanborn maps for Kansas City and Missouri as a whole, and Whipple fire insurance maps for St. Louis.

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Missouri Judicial Records

Missouri Judicial Records

Contributed by: Missouri State Archives

This database of circuit and probate court files is currently searchable by name, county and year for Greene County Circuit Court, Jasper County Circuit Court, New Madrid County Probate Court, St. Charles County Circuit Court, and St. Louis Probate Court.

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Missouri Land Records 1820-1969

Missouri Land Records 1820-1969

Contributed by: Missouri State Archives

Description of categories of land records available at the Missouri State Archives.

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Missouri Naturalization Records Database (1816-1955)

Missouri Naturalization Records Database (1816-1955)

Contributed by: Missouri State Archives

Abstracts of citizenship records from 22 Missouri counties.

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Missouri Soldier's Database: War of 1812 - WWI

Missouri Soldier's Database: War of 1812 - WWI

Contributed by: Missouri State Archives

Database presents the service cards of over 576,000 Missourians who served in twelve wars and military engagements in the 19th and early 20th centuries.

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Missouri Supreme Court Historical Database

Missouri Supreme Court Historical Database

Contributed by: Missouri State Archives

This database contains abstracts of territorial and state supreme court files, 1790-1880, available at the Missouri State Archives.

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Missouri Union Provost Marshal Papers 1861-1866

Missouri Union Provost Marshal Papers 1861-1866

Contributed by: Missouri State Archives

Index to Provost Marshal records relating to Missouri, available on microfilm at the Missouri State Archives.

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Missouri Veterans Home (St. James) Inmate Registers

Missouri Veterans Home (St. James) Inmate Registers

Contributed by: Missouri State Archives

Admission registers of the Federal Soldiers Home of Missouri, now called the Missouri Veterans Home (St. James). The collection, which currently consists of Volumes 1-3, includes registers for residents from June 25, 1897 through February 15, 1929. Additional volumes will be added to the collection as they become available.

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Ozarks Digital Library - Black Families of the Ozarks, Volumes 1 and 2

Ozarks Digital Library - Black Families of the Ozarks, Volumes 1 and 2

Contributed by: Springfield-Greene County Library District

Digital copy of Greene County Archives Bulletin Number 45: Black Families of the Ozarks with information missing for some pages.

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Ozarks Digital Library - Greene County Missouri, History

Ozarks Digital Library - Greene County Missouri, History

Contributed by: Springfield-Greene County Library District

Collection of full text resources about histories of Greene County, Missouri.

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Ozarks Digital Library - Greene County Missouri, Records

Ozarks Digital Library - Greene County Missouri, Records

Contributed by: Springfield-Greene County Library District

Collection of full text indexes and abstracts to records including circuit court record books, coroner's records, alms house records, justice of the peace records and others.

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Polk City Directories 1859-1925, Hannibal, MO

Polk City Directories 1859-1925, Hannibal, MO

Contributed by: Hannibal Free Public Library

Polk City Directories 1859 - 1925.

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Registre d'Arpentage

Registre d'Arpentage

Contributed by: Missouri State Archives

The Registre díArpentage was created between 1798 and 1806 by surveyor Antoine Pierre Soulard (1766-1825). The purpose of the Registre was to certify and locate grants made by the French and Spanish governments. Some well-known settlers in Soulardís Registre include Daniel Boone, Moses Austin, Jacques Clamorgan, and Auguste and Pierre Chouteau.

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Sprague Funeral Home Ledgers

Sprague Funeral Home Ledgers

Contributed by: Marion County Library Subdistrict #1

The Sprague Funeral Home operated in Palmyra, Missouri, from 1922-1974; the ledgers span most of this time. Funeral record entries include detailed biographical information about the deceased, names and places of birth of the father and mother, and information about funeral arrangements.

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St. Charles County Historical Society Archives and Photo Gallery

St. Charles County Historical Society Archives and Photo Gallery

Contributed by: St. Charles County Historical Society

Photographs, objects and archives documenting people, wars, African-American culture, agriculture and many other subjects from St. Charles County history. Also includes genealogical indexes.

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Welcome to 1890s Kirksville

Welcome to 1890s Kirksville

Contributed by: Truman State University, Pickler Memorial Library Special Collections/Archives

Photographs of Kirksville in 1890s including Adair County's New Court House and other buildings, city map and street guide, 1899 Cyclone and portraits of Kirksville residents.

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