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 U.S. Census Bureau's Genealogy Page provides resources that may help your search for historical information, including the recently released 1940 Census Data.
- 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 National Archives and Records Administration offers genealogical workshops and courses. Topics include an introduction to genealogy and research into records such as Census schedules, military service and pension records, and passenger lists.
- 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.