Local History Databases & Online Resources
Ancestry.com: find census, birth, marriage, death records, newspaper & historical stories, photos, historical maps, and other media. (IN LIBRARY USE ONLY)
HeritageQuest Online (For Home Access you will need your library card number)
Ohio Death Certificate Index : Database containing death certificates of persons that died in Ohio from 1913-1937.
Ohio History Central: An evolving, dynamic online encyclopedia from the Ohio Historical Society.
Ohio Memory: Project to bring together digital versions of historical collections from more than 330 archives, historical societies, libraries, and museums.
Sanborn Fire Insurance Maps: Large scale street plans – including building outlines, property boundaries, and building use - produced by the Sanborn Fire Insurance Company from 1867 to 1970
Shin Surname Index provided by WCGS
Center for Archival Collections: Bowling Green Ohio's center for Northwest Ohio history.