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Released September 28!
New York City
Vital Records
OCR
This collection contains text searchable images of the official New York City birth index produced by the NYC Department of Health. Organized by year, names are arranged alphabetically by the first letter of the last name. Read More
Released May 02!
Tompkins County
Account Books
Image Browse
Released February 14!
New Netherland, Province of New York
Colonial
OCR
This collection contains genealogical information and biographical sketches of immigrants to New York during the Dutch and English colonial era. Read More
Released January 06!
Jefferson County
County Histories
OCR
This collection contains histories and directories of Jefferson County, New York. Read More
Released December 07!
Onondaga County
County Histories
OCR
This collection contains histories and directories of Onondaga County, New York. Read More
Released November 15!
Broome County
County Histories
OCR
This collection contains histories and directories of Broome County, New York. These volumes provide crucial historical context that can help researchers uncover more records and develop a deeper understanding of their Broome County ancestors.  Read More
Released November 15!
Dutchess County
Census
OCR
This collection contains volumes of transcribed census records for municipalities in Dutchess County, New York. Transcriptions include the 1810 and 1850 federal censuses and the 1865 New York state census. Read More
Released June 10!
All NY Counties
Biographies
Indexed
This is an index to biographical information appearing in thousands of books, monographs, and journals related to various aspects of New York State history.   Read More
Released May 26!
Erie County
County Histories
OCR
This collection contains histories and directories of Erie County, New York. These volumes provide crucial historical context that can help researchers uncover more records and develop a deeper understanding of their Erie County ancestors. Read More
Released May 25!
New York County
Research Aids
Image Browse
This collection contains a finding aid with images of handwritten index cards that can direct researchers to marriage, baptism, death, and dismission entries from the Dutch Reformed Church of Greene and Houston Streets in New York City. Read More
Released August 04!
Arab American Genealogy Research: An Introduction
Reem Awad-Rashmawi
/video/arab-american-research
Released June 16!
All About the 2022 New York State Family History Conference
Susan R. Miller
/video/all-about-nysfhc
Released June 10!
Strategies for Dealing With Endogamy
Paul Woodbury
/video/dealing-with-endogamy
Released June 02!
Mapping Early New York and Long Island: A Demonstration
Toya Dubin
/video/mapping-early-new-york
Released May 19!
What Can I Learn and Enjoy at the 2022 New York State Family History Conference?
Susan R. Miller and Jen Davis
/video/what-can-i-learn-at-nysfhc
Released May 12!
Practical Tips for Finding NYC Online Vital Records
Susan R. Miller
/video/practical-tips-for-nyc-records
Released May 06!
Navigating the “Voyages of New Netherland” Database
Julie van den Hout
/video/voyages-database
Released May 04!
Navigating the 1950 US Census
Susan R. Miller
/video/1950-us-census
Released April 27!
Discovering One's Scottish Past through Storytelling and Oral History—Part 3
Donnie Steele and Dr Andrew Jennings MA (Hons) MSc FHEA
/video/scottish-past