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Looking for family history? Use your Durham County Library card and PIN to enjoy free access to the following online resources:

Ancestry Library Edition (In-library use only)

Census data, vital records, military records, and immigration records
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Heritage Quest

Census data, local history, and family records

North Carolina Collection Digital Collections

Durham photographs, oral histories, historic city directories, and urban renewal records


Local histories and genealogy guides in ebook and e-audio
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Documenting the American South

Books, oral histories, diaries, and letters related to Southern history, culture, and literature