American Hebrew and Jewish Messenger
This historical newspaper provides genealogists, researchers and scholars with online, easily-searchable first-hand accounts and unparalleled coverage of the politics, society and events of the time. Coverage: 1857 - 1922
The Brooklyn Public Library's digital newspapers including the Brooklyn Eagle, Brooklyn Life, and Activities of the Long Island Society.
Access to US military records including stories, photos, and personal documents.
Combines digital, searchable images of U.S. federal census records with the digitized version of the popular UMI® Genealogy and Local History book collection.
Hudson River Valley Historical Newspapers
Access to digitized copies of historical newspapers from the Hudson River Valley region of New York State. Free, but requires registration.
Discover books, media, and other electronic resources available from the Public Libraries of Suffolk County, NY.
Long Island Index
A local resource which provides statistical information and various studies about Long Island.
Search records from around the world including birth, marriage, death, military, census, and parish records.
New York Heritage
Research the people, places and institutions of New York State. Provides access to more than 170 distinct digital collections, totaling hundreds of thousands of items. Ideal for students, educators, historians, and genealogists.
New York Times (1980 - Current)
Full text of The New York Times late edition. Access to complete articles from 1980 onward including the Book Review and Magazine sections.
New York Times (Historical)
Access to full text articles of The New York Times from 1851-2017. Each article is in PDF format and includes images. Find obituaries and death notices back to 1851.
Newsday (1985 - Current)
Access to local and Long Island regional news stories and articles covering 1985 - current.
Access to local and Long Island regional news stories and articles covering 1940 - 1993.
Passenger & Immigration Lists Index
A great source for genealogical information. Lists are compiled from historical publications, naturalization records, government documents, ship manifests, and other historical sources.
Suffolk Historic Newspapers
Access to local newspapers covering nearly 100 years of Suffolk County, NY history. Including obituaries. This project is supported in part by the following contributors:
Topic Guide: Genealogy
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Topic Guide: Long Island History
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