May 2020




 

DID YOU KNOW ....


ONLINE RESOURCES AVAILABLE  
FROM HOME THROUGH THE  
ST. TAMMANY PARISH LIBRARY 
 
Once you are on the library website, click on"Online Library" then on "A to Z Databases" and you can explore [you will need your library card number]:  

 
Heritage Quest Online
With over 28,000 books currently available, the entire U.S. Federal Census, PERSI™, Freedman's Bank Records, Revolutionary War Pension Records, and other expanding collections, HeritageQuest Online is designed specifically for patrons in public libraries who are either just beginning their family research or who after years of work are still uncovering their past.

Fold3
Fold3 provides access to military records, including the stories, photos, and personal documents of the men and women who served.

 
FamilySearch.Org
Search the records of one of the largest genealogy organizations in the world. FamilySearch.Org is provided free of charge by The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints. Resources include digitized books and a genealogy database of user submitted family trees.

Don't have your own account? Use ours!
Username--Sttamm Password--Genealogy123. Please note: the information in this account is not private and the account is available for in-library use only.

 
Newsbank 
The electronic editions of current and archived full text newspaper titles, as well as newswires, web editions, blogs, videos, broadcast transcripts, business journals, periodicals, government documents and other publications--all in one easy-to-search database.

NewspaperArchive
NewspaperARCHIVE is the world's best resource for historical and genealogical information. Our unique archive spans more than 400 years of family history, small-town events, world news and more. Explore your family tree and discover your history at NewspaperARCHIVE.com, the world's largest online newspaper archive.

 
Times-Picayune Online with Historical Archives 
This resource allows access to the Times-Picayune online. The Digital Archive begins with the first issue of The Picayune published on January 25, 1837.