Canada and United States

Canadian Headstone Photo Project

This volunteer staffed non-profit corporation is capturing both digital images and transcriptions of headstones in Canada. It is presented and managed by the Ontario Genealogical Society. You can name search over 1,986,722 gravestone photo records by province or all of…

British Home Children Registry, Canada

From 1869 through to 1939 (1948 to British Columbia) it has been estimated over 100,000 children were emigrated from the United Kingdom to Canada to be used as indentured farm workers and domestic servants. Believed by Canadians to be orphans,…

Canadiana Online

This site is a merger between Canadiana.org and the Canadian Research Knowledge Network. It offers access to 60+ million pages of Canadian heritage with no charge to users. It includes Canadian monographs, periodicals, government publications, newspapers and annuals. It is…

uboat.net – German U-boats of both World Wars

This site lists all the German U-boats of both World Wars, their commanding officers and operations including all Allied ships attacked, technological information and much more. You can also browse our large photo gallery and thousands of U-boat books and…

Library and Archives Canada – Photos on Flickr

Library and Archives Canada collects and preserves Canada’s documentary heritage. There are 7,514+ images on FlickrTIP: This photostream can be searched using the magnifying glass icon located under the menu bar on the right side.New

Old Newspaper pages from US & Canada

This site by Tom Tryniski offers free access to, and searches of, 50,000,000+ scanned newspaper pages from United States and Canada. Coverage includes New York State, Minnesota, Kentucky, Washington and Pennsylvania plus others. You can browse the pages that are…

Library and Archives Canada – Voilà

Voilà, the National Union Catalogue, is a single point of access to the collections of libraries across Canada. Included are books, magazines, maps, music, and more, including works in special format (e.g., braille, large print, talking books, captioned videos, etc.),…

Digital Library of Georgia, United States

The Digital Library of Georgia is a gateway to Georgia’s history and culture found in digitized books, manuscripts, photographs, government documents, newspapers, maps, audio, video, and other resources.  The Digital Library of Georgia connects users to a million digital objects…

Convict Records of Australia

This site, hosted by the State Library of Queensland, allows you to search the British Convict transportation register, compiled from British Home Office (HO11) records for convicts transported to Australia 1787-1867. Information available includes name of convict, known aliases, place…

The Irish Mission at Watson House (New York)

The Mission of Our Lady of the Rosary for the Protection of Irish Immigrant Girls operated from 1883 to 1954 in Watson House overlooking New York Harbour. It was close to the Castle Garden immigration depot. The mission aimed to…