Resources

Preservation and Primary Documents:

American Experience War Letters: http://www.pbs.org/wgbh/amex/warletters/

The Legacy Project: War Letters: Preservation of war letters and other historic documents. http://www.warletters.com/

National Archives and Records Administration: Search the National Archives for primary documents, photographs, images. http://www.nara.gov/nara/searchnail.html

Library of Congress. American Memory is a gateway to primary source materials relating to the history and culture of the United States.: http://memory.loc.gov/

Historical Background & Research Sites:

World of 1898: The Spanish American War: A Library of Congress collection: http://www.loc.gov/rr/hispanic/1898/

New York States Newspaper Project: Identifies, describes, preserves, and makes available to researchers the significant newspapers in all communities in New York State since the first publication in 1725. From the NYS Library. http://www.nysl.nysed.gov/nysnp/

Genealogical Resources

Genealogical Research: Databases of historical research and links to area resources. Rootsweb.com

History of Orleans County with links to many other Rochester Area counties: http://www.rootsweb.com/~nyorlean
Monroe County: http://www.rootsweb.com/~nymonroe/links.htm
Rochester Genealogical Society: http://www.rootsweb.com/~nyrgs/

Ellis Island Family History Center: http://www.ellisisland.org/

Cyndi's List of Genealogical Resources: Including Diaries & Letters http://www.cyndislist.com/

Ancestry.com :

http://www.ancestry.com/1940-census – 1940 Census Records
http://search.ancestry.com/search/obit/ – Obituary Search
http://search.ancestry.com/search/db.aspx?dbid=3693 - SSDI

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