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  • California - Statewide

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    State Archives
    Search a catalog of available California Archive records. Results include summary descriptions of the records maintained by the California State Archives including state constitutions, governor's records, legislative resources, state agencies and constitutional officers records, family history resources, Spanish and Mexican land grants, Robert F. Kennedy assassination investigation records, local government records, Supreme and Appellate Court records, oral histories, photos, maps, and political campaigns records.

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    Veterans Memorials
    Search the California Veterans Registry for names of Californians in military service from the California Veterans Memorial in Sacramento. Search by name, branch of service, or era of service.

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    Library Databases
    Search California State library databases including genealogy and local history resources, newspapers, journals, and magazine articles. These resources are available to California state government officials and employees and to all visitors in our reading rooms.
  • Alameda County

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    Genealogy Records
    View Alameda County genealogy records including cemetery burial records, tombstone transcriptions, mortuary records, obituaries, death records, church records, biographical and historical data, census records, and school records.

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    Library Genealogy Resources
    Search Alameda County library genealogy and family history databases. An Alameda County Library card is required to access these resources.

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    City of Berkeley Library Databases
    Search the City of Berkeley public library databases including genealogy and local history resources, magazines, newspapers, and general reference materials. Some databases are only available from inside library locations. A Berkeley Public Library is required to access some of these resources.

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    City of Livermore Library Databases
    Search the City of Livermore library databases including genealogy and local history resources, magazine and newspaper articles, consumer information, and general reference materials. A Livermore Public Library card is required to access these resources.

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    City of Oakland Library Databases
    Search the City of Oakland library databases including genealogy resources and information about requesting genealogy research, health and wellness, newspaper articles, and general reference materials. An Oakland Public Library card is required to access these databases, and some of these databases can only be accessed from the library.

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    City of Pleasanton Library Databases
    Search the City of Pleasanton library databases including genealogy resources, health and wellness, magazines, newspapers, and reference books. A Pleasanton Public Library card is required to access these resources.
  • Amador County

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    Archives Collection Search
    Search Amador County archives collection including local county government, mining, naturalization, probate, inquests, local families, newspapers, oral histories, a wide assortment of maps, and photographs.
  • Butte County

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    Library Databases
    Search Butte County library databases including birth, death, and marriage index, obituaries, historical city directories, magazine articles, health information, and encyclopedias. A Butte County Library card is required to access some of these resources.
  • Calaveras County

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    Obituary and Genealogical Research
    View information about requesting Calaveras County obituary and genealogical research from the Calaveras County Library Archives.
  • Contra Costa County

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    Naturalization Records
    View Contra Costa Historical Society's index of naturalization records from 1850 to the 1980s. The names are organized alphabetically. Photocopies of the naturalization documents can be purchased for a fee.

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    Genealogy Research
    View information about requesting genealogy research from the Contra Costa County Library as well as links to local genealogical and historical resources.
  • El Dorado County

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    Library Databases
    Search El Dorado County online library databases including genealogy resources, current and archived newspapers, magazine articles, language learning, and general reference books. An El Dorado County Library card is required to access these resources.
  • Fresno County

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    Library Databases
    Search Fresno County library databases including genealogy resources, newspapers, magazines, consumer reports, and general reference materials. A Fresno County library card is required to access some of these resources.
  • Humboldt County

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    Library Databases
    Search Humboldt County library databases including genealogy resources, newspapers, reference books, and periodicals. A Humboldt County Public Library card is required to access most of these resources.
  • Kern County

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    Library Databases
    Search Kern County library databases including full-text newspaper, magazine, journal, and encyclopedia articles, and genealogy resources. Home access to these databases is available with your library card and PIN.

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    Veterans Registry
    Search Kern County veterans registry by name. Details include name, year of birth, and branch of service.
  • Los Angeles County

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    City of Arcadia Library Databases
    Search the City of Arcadia library databases including genealogy and local history resources, consumer information, newspapers, and general reference materials. An Arcadia Public Library card is required to access these databases.

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    City of Downey Burial Records
    Search for the City of Downey Cemetery District's burial records by name. Occupant's full name, date of birth, date of death, and burial location are provided.

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    City of Glendale Genealogy Resources
    View information about the City of Glendale Public Library genealogy collection and list of local genealogy resources.

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    City of Inglewood Library Databases
    Search the City of Inglewood online library databases including genealogy resources, health and medical journals, magazines, newspapers, and general reference materials. Access to some of these databases requires a library card.

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    City of Long Beach Library Databases
    Search the City of Long Beach library databases including obituaries, local history and genealogy resources, newspapers, magazines, and general reference materials. A Long Beach Public Library card is required to access some of these resources.

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    City of Pasadena Library Databases
    Search the City of Pasadena online library databases including genealogy and local history resources, historical newspapers and consumer information. A valid Pasadena Public Library card is required to access some of these databases.

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    City of Torrance Library Databases
    Search the City of Torrance online library databases, including local history and genealogy resources, obituaries, newspapers, magazines, and general reference materials. A Torrance Public Library card is required to access these resources.

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    City of West Covina Veterans Memorials
    View the City of West Covina war veterans memorials for World War II, Korean War, Vietnam War, and Persian Gulf War.
  • Madera County

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    Local History and Genealogy Records
    View Madera County historical and genealogical records including war memorials, census records, naturalizations, registered voters, births, marriages, deaths, cemetery burials, biographies, and more.
  • Marin County

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    Library Databases
    Search Marin County library databases including genealogy and local history resources, newspapers, magazines, and reference books. A Marin County Library card is required to access some of these resources.

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    City of San Rafael Library Databases
    Search the City of San Rafael library databases including genealogy and local history resources, magazines, newspapers, and general reference books. A San Rafael Public Library card is required to access these resources.
  • Monterey County

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    Birth Records and Military Discharges
    View information about ordering certified and informational copies of Monterey County birth certificates in person, by mail or online, and obtaining certified copies of military discharges by mail.
  • Napa County

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    Library Databases
    Search Napa County library databases including genealogy resources, newspaper and magazine articles, consumer information, and reference books. A Napa County Library card is required to access these resources.
  • Nevada County

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    Library Databases
    Search Nevada County library databases including genealogy resources, historical newspapers, periodicals, and reference databases. A Nevada County library card is required to access these databases.
  • Orange County

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    City of Anaheim Library Databases
    Search the City of Anaheim online library databases including historic photos and local history resources, newspaper and magazine articles, and general reference. An Anaheim Public Library card is required to access some of these resources.

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    City of Huntington Beach Library Databases
    Search the City of Huntington Beach library databases including genealogy and local history resources, consumer information, newspapers, and general reference materials. A Huntington Beach Public Library card is required to access these resources.

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    City of Newport Beach Library Databases
    Search the City of Newport Beach library databases including genealogy resources, current and historical newspapers, magazines and journal articles, and general reference materials. A valid NBPL library card is required to access most of these databases.

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    City of Orange Library Databases
    Search the City of Orange library databases including genealogy and local history resources, newspaper articles, and periodicals. An OPL Library card required to access these databases.
  • Placer County

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    Historical Archives
    View Placer County index of transcribed oral histories and information about the genealogy and historical records located in the Archive Center.

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    City of Lincoln Library Databases
    Search the City of Lincoln library databases including newspapers, journals, magazines, genealogy resources, and reference books. A Lincoln Public Library card is required to access these databases.

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    City of Roseville Library Databases
    Search the City of Roseville library databases including genealogy resources, magazines, newspapers and reference books. A valid library card is required to access these databases.
  • Riverside County

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    City of Palm Springs Library Databases
    Search the City of Palm Springs library databases including genealogy and local history resources, obituaries, consumer information, magazine and newspaper articles, and general reference materials. A City of Palm Springs Library card is required to access these databases.

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    City of Temecula Cemetery Records
    View the City of Temecula Cemetery burial records and gravestone photos.
  • Sacramento County

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    City of Sacramento Cemetery Burial Index
    View the City of Sacramento Old City Cemetery burial index for the years 1849 through 2000.
  • San Bernardino County

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    City of Ontario Library Databases
    Search the City of Ontario library databases including obituaries, local newspaper and history room indexes, magazines, scholarly journals, and general reference materials. A City of Ontario Library card is required to access most of these resources.

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    City of Rancho Cucamonga Local History
    View the City of Rancho Cucamonga local historical documents, interactive maps, photos, oral histories, stories, and landmarks.

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    City of Redlands Cemetery Burial Records
    View the City of Redlands Hillside Memorial Park Cemetery interment records from 1886 through 2012.
  • San Diego County

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    City of Carlsbad Library Databases
    Search the City of Carlsbad library databases including local history and genealogy resources, newspapers, magazines, and general reference materials. These online resources are available to patrons with a valid Carlsbad City Library card.

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    City of Escondido Genealogy and Local History
    View the City of Escondido Public Library's digital archive of historical photos and stories, genealogy resources research links, and information about requesting obituary and local history research.

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    City of San Diego Library Databases
    Search the City of San Diego online library databases including genealogy resources, newspapers, magazines, journals, health and wellness, and general reference materials. A San Diego Public Library card is required to access these databases.
  • San Francisco County

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    Genealogy Records
    View the City and County of San Francisco genealogy records including births, deaths, cemetery lists, census records, marriages, divorces, newspaper indexes, and more.

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    Library Databases
    Search the City and County of San Francisco library databases including local history and genealogy resources, historical photos, magazine and newspaper articles, consumer health, and general reference materials. A San Francisco Public Library card and PIN are required to access these databases.
  • San Joaquin County

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    City of Stockton Library Databases
    Search the City of Stockton library databases including genealogy resources, consumer health, magazines, newspapers, and general reference materials. A Stockton Public Library card is required to access these databases.
  • San Luis Obispo County

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    Historical and Genealogical Records
    View San Luis Obispo County Genealogy Society's historical and genealogical data including birth records, land plats, naturalization records, probate extracts, cemetery burials, census records, obituaries, marriage records, and historical news articles.
  • San Mateo County

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    Library Databases
    Search San Mateo County library databases including genealogy and local history resources, newspapers, magazines, journals, and general reference materials. A San Mateo County Library card is required to access most of these databases.

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    City of Redwood City Library Databases
    Search the City of Redwood City library databases including genealogy resources, newspaper and magazine articles, consumer resources, and general reference materials. A Redwood City Library card is required to access some of these databases.
  • Santa Barbara County

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    Library Databases
    Search Santa Barbara library databases including historic maps, oral histories, historic photos, magazine and journal articles, newspapers, consumer information, and general reference materials. A Santa Barbara Public Library is required to access most of these databases.

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    Genealogy Records
    Search Santa Barbara Genealogical Society's online databases including marriage indexes, cemetery burials, mortuary records, death indexes, newspaper extracts, notaries, military veterans, and nationalization indexes.
  • Santa Clara County

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    County Archives
    Search Santa Clara County index of historical documents that are located at the Archives, including coroner inquests, map books, naturalization index, photos, probate cases, surveys, wills, property records, militia enrollment, oaths of office, register or dentists, and register of doctor's certificates.

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    Library Databases
    Search Santa Clara County library databases including local history and genealogy resources, magazines, journals, newspapers, consumer information, and general reference materials. A Santa Clara County Library card is required to access some of these databases.

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    City of Mountain View Library Databases
    Search the City of Mountain View library databases, including obituaries, newspapers, magazines, career, consumer health, and general reference databases. A Mountain View Public Library card is required to access some of these databases.

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    City of Palo Alto Library Databases
    Search the City of Palo Alto library databases including genealogy and local history resources, newspapers, magazines, journals, and consumer information. A Palo Alto City Library card is required to access these databases.

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    City of San Jose Library Databases
    Search the City of San Jose library databases including historical photos and maps, San Jose Mercury News, magazine and journal articles, consumer information and general reference materials. A San Jose Library card is required to access most of these databases.

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    City of Santa Clara Cemetery Records
    View the City of Santa Clara Mission City Memorial Park burial index from 1864 to 1997.

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    City of Santa Clara Library Databases
    Search the City of Santa Clara library databases including genealogy and local history resources, the San Jose Mercury News historical archive (1886-1922), magazine and newspaper articles, consumer information, and general reference materials. A current Santa Clara City Library card is required to access some of these resources.

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    City of Sunnyvale Library Databases
    Search the City of Sunnyvale library databases including genealogy and local history resources, newspapers, consumer reports, and general reference materials. A valid Sunnyvale Public Library card is required to access most of these resources.
  • Santa Cruz County

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    Library Databases
    Search Santa Cruz County library databases including genealogy and local history resources, magazines, newspapers, consumer information, and general reference materials. A Santa Cruz library card and a PIN are required to access most of these databases.

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    City of Watsonville Library Databases
    Search the City of Watsonville library databases including genealogy and local history resources, journals, magazines, newspapers, and general reference materials. A Watsonville Public Library card is required to access some of these databases.
  • Siskiyou County

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    Library Databases
    Search Siskiyou County Library online databases including obituary index, gold mining index, cemetery index, pioneer index, newspapers, magazines, and general reference materials. A Siskiyou County Library card is required to access some of these databases.
  • Solano County

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    Library Databases
    Search Solano County library databases including genealogy and local history resources, election and voter information, newspapers, magazines, and general reference materials. A Solano County Library card is required to access these databases.
  • Sonoma County

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    Library Databases
    Search Sonoma County library databases including genealogy and local history resources, magazine and newspaper articles, and general reference materials. A Sonoma County Library card is required to access these databases.

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    Local History and Genealogy
    View family histories, historical photos, maps, postcards and notes from the special collections of the Sonoma County Library.
  • Tehama County

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    Library Databases
    Search Tehama County online library databases including biography and genealogy master index, consumer health information, career resources, and general reference materials. A Tehama County Library card is required to access these databases.
  • Tulare County

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    City of Tulare Library Databases
    Search the City of Tulare library databases including genealogy resources, newspapers, magazines, consumer information, and general reference materials. A Tulare City Library card is required to access these databases.
  • Ventura County

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    Library Databases
    Search Ventura County library databases, including genealogy resources, newspapers, magazines, and general reference materials. A Ventura County Library card is required to access these databases.

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    Genealogy Society Archives
    View records from Ventura County Genealogy Society including cemetery burials, biographies, historical photos, maps, naturalization records, baptisms, census records, obituaries, marriage record indexes, military records, voter registrations, and death records.

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    City of Camarillo Library Databases
    Search the City of Camarillo library databases including genealogy resources, newspapers, magazines, and general reference materials. Registration is required.

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    City of Thousand Oaks Library Databases
    Search the City of Thousand Oaks library databases including genealogy resources, obituaries, magazines, newspapers, consumer information, and general reference materials. A Thousand Oaks Library card is required to access these databases.
  • Yuba County

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    Local History and Genealogy
    View Yuba County genealogical and historical records including bible records, births, deaths, cemetery burials, census records, marriages, military records, civil war records, wills, obituaries, and voting records.

     

     


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