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The Archive's ever-expanding collection of genealogy resources includes items from the Allen County Public Library Genealogy Center in Fort Wayne, Indiana; Robarts Library at the University of Toronto; the University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign Library;Brigham Young University in Provo, Utah;>, the National Library of Scotland, the Indianapolis City Library's Indianapolis City Directory and Yearbooks Collection, The Leo Baeck Institute Archives of German-speaking Jewry Leo Baeck Institute Archi...



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New Jersey Death Index
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171
ITEMS
211,659
VIEWS
by Reclaim The Records
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These records were obtained from the New Jersey State Archives, in Trenton, New Jersey. They were previously only available on microfilm at the Archives, and were never before available online or in any other format. This data was obtained by the not-for-profit activist group Reclaim The Records ( https://www.ReclaimTheRecords.org/ ), which purchased copies of the microfilms from the Archives in late 2015. The films were then digitally scanned by the non-profit group FamilySearch in April and...
Topics: genealogy, deaths, New Jersey
NYC Marriage Index
collection
293
ITEMS
113,247
VIEWS
by Reclaim The Records
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eye 113,247
This collection contains images of the index to New York City marriage licenses, applications, and affidavits. These records were obtained and published by the non-profit group Reclaim The Records, through two successful Freedom of Information lawsuits brought against the city in 2015 and 2016. These marriage license records were originally kept by the New York City Clerk's Office. Some of the older records were eventually moved to the New York City Municipal Archives, where they were available...
Topics: genealogy, marriage, New York, New York City
New York State Death Index
collection
77
ITEMS
200,739
VIEWS
by Reclaim The Records
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eye 200,739
This is the index to deaths in New York State in 1880-1956. These records were obtained by the non-profit activist group Reclaim The Records through a New York State Freedom of Information Law (FOIL) request originally filed in January 2016 and completed seventeen months later in mid-2017. Prior to this, the records had only been available on microfiche at a small number of libraries in New York State, and had not been easily available to the general public. Some things to note: 1880 and 1881...
Topics: genealogy, death, New York State, New York
by Reclaim The Records
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eye 3,323
This is the list of all registered voters in New York City in 1924 for the borough of Staten Island (Richmond county). It was published by the City Record, and is separated out first by Assembly District (A.D.) and then by Election District (E.D.) and then by the residential address where each person had registered to vote that year. This data was obtained by the not-for-profit activist group Reclaim The Records ( https://www.ReclaimTheRecords.org/ ), who commissioned the first-ever digital...
Topics: genealogy, elections, voters lists, voting, democracy, New York City
New Jersey Birth Index
collection
9
ITEMS
4,242
VIEWS
by Reclaim The Records
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eye 4,242
These records were obtained from the New Jersey State Archives, in Trenton, New Jersey. They were previously only available on microfilm at the Archives, and were never before available online or in any other format. This data was obtained by the not-for-profit activist group Reclaim The Records ( https://www.ReclaimTheRecords.org/ ), which purchased copies of the microfilms from the Archives in late 2015. The films were then digitally scanned by the non-profit group FamilySearch in April and...
Topics: genealogy, births, New Jersey
New Jersey Marriage Index
collection
331
ITEMS
1.3M
VIEWS
by Reclaim The Records
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eye 1.3M
This is a collection of records of marriages that were recorded in New Jersey.  Some of these records (earlier years) were obtained from the New Jersey State Archives, in Trenton, New Jersey, in 2015. They were previously only available on microfilm at the Archives, and were never before available online or in any other format. And some of these records (later years) were obtained from the New Jersey Department of Health, under an Open Public Records Act (OPRA) request in 2017....
Topics: genealogy, marriage, New Jersey
New York City Geographic Birth Index
collection
96
ITEMS
9,432
VIEWS
by Reclaim The Records
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eye 9,432
This is the New York City Geographic Birth Index. Unlike the "regular" New York City birth index, this record set was arranged by the place of birth of the child (as recorded on the birth certificate), rather than arranged alphabetically by the surname of the child of of the parents. Because many phonetic and spelling variations and handwriting errors may be present on old original birth certificates and in the "regular" city birth index, it is sometimes difficult to find a...
Topic: genealogy
Reclaim The Records
collection
1,490
ITEMS
2.5M
VIEWS
by Reclaim The Records
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Reclaim The Records is a 501(c)3 not-for-profit activist group that uses state and federal Freedom of Information laws to obtain copies of genealogical and historical data sets from government agencies, libraries, and archives. We then make the data available to the public for free, without any copyrights, usage restrictions, or paywalls. Learn more at ReclaimTheRecords.org  and follow us on Twitter at @ReclaimTheRecs .
Topic: genealogy
by Reclaim The Records
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eye 37,555
This is the list of all registered voters in New York City in 1924 for the borough of Brooklyn (Kings county). It was published by the City Record, and is separated out first by Assembly District (A.D.) and then by Election District (E.D.) and then by the residential address where each person had registered to vote that year. This data was obtained by the not-for-profit activist group Reclaim The Records ( https://www.ReclaimTheRecords.org/ ), who commissioned the first-ever digital imaging of...
Topics: genealogy, elections, voters lists, voting, democracy, New York City
by Reclaim The Records
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eye 38,250
This is the list of all registered voters in New York City in 1924 for the borough of Manhattan (New York county). It was published by the City Record, and is separated out first by Assembly District (A.D.) and then by Election District (E.D.) and then by the residential address where each person had registered to vote that year. This data was obtained by the not-for-profit activist group Reclaim The Records ( https://www.ReclaimTheRecords.org/ ), who commissioned the first-ever digital imaging...
Topics: genealogy, elections, voters lists, voting, democracy, New York City
by Reclaim The Records
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eye 14,362
This is the list of all registered voters in New York City in 1924 for the borough of Queens (Queens county). It was published by the City Record, and is separated out first by Assembly District (A.D.) and then by Election District (E.D.) and then by the residential address where each person had registered to vote that year. This data was obtained by the not-for-profit activist group Reclaim The Records ( https://www.ReclaimTheRecords.org/ ), who commissioned the first-ever digital imaging of...
Topics: genealogy, elections, voters lists, voting, democracy, New York City
Buffalo (New York) Birth Index
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0
ITEMS
71
VIEWS
by Reclaim The Records
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COMING SOON. :-)
Topic: genealogy
Buffalo (New York) Death Index
collection
14
ITEMS
15,581
VIEWS
by Reclaim The Records
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eye 15,581
This collection holds images of the entire Buffalo, New York death index from 1852-1944. These files were obtained by the non-profit group Reclaim The Records using the New York Freedom of Information Law (FOIL). The city had made these scans of the death records for internal use several years ago; Reclaim The Records obtained copies of the thirteen CD's that held these images. Please note that the far-right margin is unfortunately cut off on several of these scanned pages. For more information...
Topic: genealogy
Mississippi Death Index
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36
ITEMS
14,184
VIEWS
by Reclaim The Records
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eye 14,184
Introducing the first-ever freely-available publication, online or otherwise, of the Mississippi Statewide Death Index!  This record set covers deaths in the state of Mississippi from about November 1912 (although a few counties were slow to join in) through 1943. This record set was originally compiled by the Works Project Administration (WPA), as part of their incredibly important  Historical Records Survey  group. Up until, oh,  right now , the only place...
Topic: genealogy
collection
eye 429,723
Passenger and Crew lists for vessels arriving in New York, New York 1897-1957.
Topic: genealogy
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A Collection of Registers of Births
Topics: genealogy, family history, registers of births
Passport Applications, 1795-1905
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694
ITEMS
39,084
VIEWS
collection
eye 39,084
Passport applications from 1795-1905. Microfilm contributed by Allen County Public Library Genealogy Center.
Topic: genealogy
Family Genealogy
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3,648
ITEMS
394,450
VIEWS
collection
eye 394,450
A collection of family genealogies.
Topics: genealogy, family history
Nebraska Death Index
collection
147
ITEMS
11,949
VIEWS
collection
eye 11,949
In 2019, the non-profit organization Reclaim The Records made a Nebraska Public Records Law request to the Nebraska Department of Health and Human Services , asking for a copy of the state death index. Most states make some kind of index or finding aid like this available for their historical records, even if the actual certificates themselves may have some privacy restrictions. But Nebraska was unusual in that it had never before released this index for public use. Although the state was...
Topic: genealogy