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CITY OF KEARNEY
18 East 22nd St.
Kearney, Nebraska 68847
Ph: (308) 233-3215
Biography, Genealogy & History

RESEARCH DATABASES – BIOGRAPHY, GENEALOGY, AND HISTORY

 

Ancestry

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Search over 2.8 million records of immigrants and 13 million biographical sketches, census records, military records, vital records, court, land, and probate records along with other information for family history sleuths.

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More than 2,000 primary source documents plus 700 multimedia elements that guide you through the history of the United States.

biography_in_context

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Your one-stop resource for biographies about notable figures in literature, science, history, government, business, art, religion, politics, entertainment, sports, and more.  Contains over 430,000 biographies on over 335,000 people.

Biography Reference Bank

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Retrieve full-text biographical profiles of notable people, both living and deceased. This database focuses on biographical research.

Biography Reference Center

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Search images of U.S. federal census records and digitized books containing family and local histories from around the country.

MyHeritage

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Search census and gravestone records, family tree profiles, as well as birth, death, marriage, immigration and military records from around the world.

Salem History

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This historical database includes all the content of the Decades Series: The 50s, 60s, 70s, 80s, and 90s in America.  It covers events, movements, people, and trends in popular culture, literature, art, sports, science, technology, economics, and politics.

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This collection is a browsable set of digitized images of the 1867-1970 Sanborn Maps for 138 Nebraska cities and towns.

 

Value of Dollar

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Value of Dollar

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Discover the actual prices of thousands of items that consumers purchased from the Civil War to the present, along with facts about investment options and income possibilities.