Genealogy and History

Researching your family history? Check out these genealogy and history tools to get started!

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African American Heritage

Historical records for African American genealogy research, including birth, marriage and death records.

Search records from the most popular online genealogy tool. 
In-library use only 


Historical military records, including stories, photos and personal documents. Browse military records by war. 

My History

Access to thousands of images, primary documents, maps and artifacts about Columbus, Ohio, with a growing collection of Pickerington-related items.

Sanborn History Maps

Over 40,000 detailed maps, drawn between 1882 and 1962, of Ohio cities. Maps in our digital collection were produced from microfilm and are black-and-white only.

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Genealogy and History

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