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International African American Museum Center for Family History

The Freedmen’s Bureau
Established in 1865, the Bureau provided relief for displaced Southerners, including newly freed slaves.

How to Preserve Family Archives (papers and photographs)

New York State Military Museum and Veterans Outreach Center

Civil War Soldiers and Sailors Database

Munster Rolls of the New York Infantry Regiments During the Civil War

Genesee County Home Inmates
Residents of the Genesee County Home/ poor house in East Bethany, NY. (Genesee County History Department)

Record of Inmate Deaths in the County Home (Genesee County, NY)
Genesee County History Department

The Statue of Liberty – Ellis Island Foundation
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New York Heritage Digital Collections

Genesee County History Department

Genesee County Timeline 1779-2000 by Susan Conklin

Historic Map Works

Sanborn Maps of New York

Library of Congress Digital Collections

National Women’s History Museum

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Smithsonian History and Culture

Women’s Suffrage Database from the Ontario County, NY Historical Society

National Museum of the American Latino

National Museum of African American History and Culture

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