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The Library of Congress Digital Collections – The Ancestor Hunt

The Library of Congress Digital Collections

The Library of Congress’s Digital Collections are large and growing. Currently, there are 514 different collections. They are divided into 15 different topics (the number of collections is in brackets):

For genealogy research, there are three topics that are quite useful, although many of them might have pertinent information that can assist us.

On the surface, Local History & Folklife, War & Military, and Geography & Places is where I started, to see what might advance my research.

The collections with many different types of maps are quite helpful and extensive.

Take a look at the list of these digital collections. You may find some real gems that can assist you in your research.  

Go to LOC Digital Collections to examine the contents.

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