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Wisconsin Small City Directories and Indexes

held at the Allen County Public Library Genealogy Center, Fort Wayne 4 films with 29 directories covering 24 towns and 7 counties in the early 20th century Published by City Directories of the United States, State of Indiana (Woodbridge CT: Primary Source Microfilm, n.d.) CDUS #0410249 = ACPLGC #1 “State of Wisconsin 1905-1930” 1. Wright’s […]

Indiana Genealogy: Where to Start, What to Do UPDATED 20 May 2012

Genealogy libraries and archives and other resources in Indiana Researching family history in Indiana is easier than it looks. Numerous resources are available for the Hoosier genealogist, and here’s a quick rundown of the best. The state genealogical society publishes the quarterly Indiana Genealogist and the state historical society the semi-annual Hoosier Genealogist:Connections, giving the […]

Michigan Small City Directories and Indexes

The good news is that the following directories have been microfilmed and published commercially; I found them in the microtext collections of the Allen County Public Library Genealogy Center in Fort Wayne. The bad news is that they are only labeled “Michigan” and have no contents or index anywhere that I can find; there’s no […]

FHL Microfilms Already in the Midwest

Family History Library microfilms are not for sale, but Family History Centers often have individual microfilms on “indefinite loan.” You can view on-line lists of such films held at FHCs  in Wilmette, Illinois, and in Valparaiso, Indiana — also at the Van Buren District Library in Decatur, Michigan. The Allen County Public Library Genealogy Center […]

Illinois Small Cities Directories List and Index

The good news is that the following directories have been microfilmed and published commercially; I found them in the microtext collections of the Allen County Public Library Genealogy Center in Fort Wayne. The bad news is that they are only labeled “Illinois” and have no contents or index anywhere that I can find; there’s no […]

Indiana Small Cities Directories List and Index

The good news is that the following directories have been microfilmed and published commercially; I found them in the microtext collections of the Allen County Public Library Genealogy Center in Fort Wayne. The bad news is that they are only labeled “Indiana” and have no contents or index anywhere that I can find; there’s no […]