Historical and government records can help you trace your heritage and build your family tree. The following resources may help with genealogical and family research:
State archives contain historical information including state census, microfilm, Native American records, and pioneer certificates.
The Nationwide Gravesite Locator can help you find burial locations of veterans.
The Department of the Interior provides a guide to tracing your Native American heritage.
The Statue of Liberty - Ellis Island Foundation has 51 million passenger records in its searchable database which allows you to find family members who entered the United States through the famous port.
The Library of Congress' local history and genealogy reference services can help you refine your research skills and find new sources.