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National History Day New Jersey Resources 2020 / 2021: Other Online Resources

Freely Available Online Resources

A number of online sites will have useful information.  Some of the more relevant and more credible are:

National Archives National History Day Site

Library of Congress Digital Collections

Encyclopedia of Greater Philadelphia

HathiTrust

New Jersey Digital Highway

Rutgers Civil War Yearbooks

ArchiveGrid -- helps locate archival resources

NJ public libraries have a number of useful databases

Public Library Resources

Ancestry.com -- most public libraries in New Jersey have a library subscription to this database.  It will not include individual family trees or subscriber added resources (family photographs, etc) but it does have census records, birth, marriage, death, and military resources, among others.

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