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Ancestry Library Edition

This resource is only available from inside a Carnegie Library of Pittsburgh or Allegheny County library location.

A comprehensive source of information for conducting genealogical and local history research.

FOLD3

US military records, including the stories, photos, and personal documents of the men and women who served, as well as access to naturalization records/indexes, city directories, historical newspapers and more.

Genealogy Connect

This resource is available to CLP cardholders only.

Multiple volume searching of 1500 reference works from Genealogical Publishing & Clearfield Companies. Sources include essential “how-to” works that help to build a good family tree; colonial period works identifying early American settlers and chronicling American immigration; royal and noble ancestry; histories and source records of Native American tribes.

HeritageQuest

This resource is available to CLP cardholders only.

A comprehensive source of information for conducting genealogical and local history research.

Sanborn Digital Fire Insurance Maps 1867 – 1970 – Pennsylvania

This resource is available to CLP cardholders only.

Sanborn fire insurance maps are the most frequently consulted maps in both public and academic libraries. Sanborn maps are valuable historical tools for urban specialists, social historians, architects, geographers, genealogists, local historians, planners, environmentalists and anyone who wants to learn about the history, growth, and development of American cities, towns, and neighborhoods.