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Fold3™ History and Genealogy Archives Plus includes:

  • More than 60 million pages of historical documents
  • Census records from 1860 and 1930
  • City Directories
  • Historical Newspapers
  • Naturalization Documents
  • Personal Histories
  • State Records
  • And much more...

This database combines an unprecedented collection of original historical documents and personal histories–many of which have never before been offered online. This database offers a vast, growing array of valuable and unique content consisting of historical documents, including millions of records available from a content partnership with the National Archives and other institutions.

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.

Explore Unique Collections

Fold3 History and Genealogy Archives Plus offers access to several special collections, including:

  • African American Archives
  • American Revolution Archives
  • Native American Archives
  • U.S. Bureau of Investigation Case File Archives
  • World War II Archives

"Seeing actual original documents like this is something no textbook can parallel. This is the sort of stuff that turns people into historians."
- Lisa Ruefenacht, PC Magazine

Coverage List:

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Frank A. Rinehart's 1898 Native American photographs

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Correspondence of the Military Intelligence Division (1917-1941)

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Stories of the Holocaust