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The Library houses many extensive special collections in its archives. These finding aids describe MPL’s special collections. Not all of the Library's special collections and archival materials currently have finding…
Ian Hamilton has had a range of careers over the span of his life, from journalist to diplomat, but it wasn't until a health scare that he sat down…
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Find U.S. Census schedules, family and place histories, the PERSI archive and Freedman’s Bank records in this genealogy trove from ProQuest. Provided as part of Wisconsin's BadgerLink program.
About has free downloadable ancestral charts as well as census extraction forms for years 1790-1920.
Free Genealogy Forms and Charts
A site that lists all free genealogy forms and charts found on the Internet.
DNA Offers Avenue to Black Ancestry
An article on MSNBC's site discussing DNA (genetic analysis) genealogy for African-Americans with the goal of finding out to which African tribe an individual is linked.
Uncovering African Roots
An article on Infoplease site discussing DNA tests revealing African heritage.