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Ancestry Library Edition
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Offers over a billion names in over 3000 unique databases, including the Social Security Death Index. Available at all library locations. Help & More Info
Documenting the American South
DocSouth includes books, diaries, posters, artifacts, letters, oral history interviews and songs related to southern history, literature, and culture.
A resource for census data, family records, and local history. The collection provides access to every extant U.S. federal census, as well as a multitude of family genealogies, local histories, tax lists, city directories, land and probate records, birth, marriage, and death records, and more.
North Carolina Collection – Durham County Library
The NC Collection at the Durham County Library offers a more expansive list of genealogy and local history resources both on the web and in print.