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"Many students and scholars of American history and genealogy will certainly find Footnote among their most valuable sources."
“When you consider what an advance this represents in terms of historical research, it’s amazing.”
Fold3™ History and Genealogy Archives combines original historical documents and personal histories to create a unique historical and genealogical resource. These digital images of records, preserved in the National Archives and other regional archives, represent a growing collection of historic documents—most never before available on the Internet. The collection features millions of records available from a content partnership with The National Archives.
The enhanced search interface of this collection allows search results to be filtered by key facets–including Document Categories and Titles, Dates, States and more–to maximize the quality of results. The Fold3 mini-viewer allows for quick scanning of the pages of a document, while the full viewer provides even more features, including printing, downloading and sharing capabilities.
Fold3 History and Genealogy Archives features:
- More than 50 million pages of historical documents
- Census records from 1860 and 1930
- Documents relating to the Revolutionary War, Civil War, WWI, WWII, and U.S. Presidents
- Historical newspapers
- Naturalization documents
- Matthew Brady collection of Civil War photos
- UFO documents from 1947 – 1969
- State Records
- City Directories
- And much more...