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BGSU 1910 Toledo's Great Migration: Genealogy Resources

This guide contains links to library and Internet resources that may be useful in researching Toledo's Great Migration.


The genealogy resources listed on this page include only the most basic resources available. There are thousands of genealogy web sites available, in addition to subscription databases, books, magazines, etc.


Links to Historical Newspapers

There are many newspapers available online that might be useful for your research. You'll find information and links at the guide, Newspapers: Finding Current and Historical Newspapers. Major subjects on this guide include:

Historical Newspaper Databases

   Information about databases to which the BGSU Libraries subscribe. These are available to students, faculty, and staff of BGSU and to visitors to the BGSU Libraries.

Historical Worldwide Newspapers Online

   Links to newspapers that are freely available on the Internet.

Historical U.S. Newspapers Online

   Links to U.S. newspapers that are freely available on the Internet.

Basic Internet Genealogy Sites