Archives and Libraries
Center for Genealogical Research, 5300
Caroline Street, Houston, Texas, 77004. As one of the Houston
Public Library Systemís special collections, the Clayton Library is
recognized as one of the nationís top genealogical research collections.
Houston Public Library
Genealogy Resources online
Century U. S. Newspapers Digital Archive,
Access Newspaper Archive
(In Library Use Only), Ancestry Library Edition
(In Library Use Only), Genealogy Connect,
by the Texas State Libraryís TexShare Program).
Louisiana State Archives Research Library,
3851 Essen Lane, Baton Rouge, Louisiana, 70809-2137. Includes
Louisiana Vital Records Index to locate vital records
that are maintained by the Louisiana Secretary of State.
Orleans Public Library, Main
Library, 219 Loyola Avenue, New Orleans, Louisiana, 70112. The
Louisiana Division City Archives & Special Collections
The Louisiana Library Connection is available with a
NOPL card. The databases available include; Ancestry Library
Edition, HeritageQuest Online, New Orleans Newspapers,
Newspapers.com Library Edition, and Sanborn Maps.
WorldCat is the world's largest network of library
content and services. WorldCat libraries are dedicated to
providing access to their resources on the Web, where most
people start their search for information.
Dictionaries and Paleography
Brigham Young University's Script Tutorial offers
guidance in the deciphering of documents written in archaic
handwriting styles or alphabets. The tutorials and materials
gathered here are meant to help a variety of people learn
more about old scripts and how to use that knowledge to
analyze and interpret the past. The concentration is on
European scripts, particularly those in use between 1500 and
1800. There is general introductory material about the
history of writing and the development of different scripts
(or hands) in the Paleography Introduction pages, as well as
extensive and interactive Language Tutorials.
Latin Genealogical Word List FamilySearch. Latin
is the language of the Romans. Through the continuing
influence of Roman civilization and the use of Latin by the
Catholic Church many genealogical resources are written in
Latin. This page provides information about the language,
including grammar, and a Latin to English wordlist.
Educational, Genealogical and Historical
Historical Society, The Algiers Historical Society was formed in October
1999 to promote the history of Algiers, Louisiana.
The Brick Store Museum, 117 Main Street, Kennebunk,
Particularly significant are more than 3,000 historical
photographs and vintage postcards, plus indexes for
Kennebunk-built ships, local history subjects and
FamilySearch is the largest
genealogy organization in the world. FamilySearch has been actively gathering, preserving, and
sharing genealogical records worldwide for over 100 years.
Patrons may access FamilySearch services and resources free
online or through over 4,600
in 132 countries including the
Family History Library in Salt Lake City, Utah.
National Genealogical Society (NGS) is here to help
individuals learn about their family history. NGS a
non-profit organization headquartered in Falls Church,
Virginia. For the past 117 years, NGS has been the leader
in the field in teaching genealogical research skills and
providing a pathway to scholarly work.
New Orleans Fire Museum & Educational Center
Washington Ave, New Orleans La., 70130.
Former Station #23 was built in 1851 during our volunteer
firefighting days and was in-service until 1891, when the
paid department went into service. Station #23 was the last
station in the city to trade in its horses for motorized
vehicles in 1922. 1991 saw the closing of Station #23 and
work began to transform the fire station into a Fire Museum
and Educational Center and opening its doors to the public
in 1995. On display are teo levels of uniforms, photos,
helmets from around the world, unique certificates also
wooden and metal hand pulled vehicles plus, horse drawn and
UniversalClass (Genealogy 101) Continue Your Education
with UniversalClass. Knowledge is
Power. Learn something new today! UniversalClass offers
hundreds of online Continuing Education classes.
Productivity Tools (freeware and/or limited
Ancestris Unlimited genealogy, designed by volunteers
passionate about genealogy, Ancestris is an open source
genealogy software respecting the Gedcom standard and
DocuPub.com Online Document Conveter makes
it posible for anyone to convert Word, Excel, PowerPoint and
many other formats to PDF.
not only supports FTP, but also FTP over TLS (FTPS) and
SFTP. It is open source software distributed free of charge
under the terms of the GNU General Public License.
Image Composite Editor
Microsoft's Computer Vision Group Image Composite Editor
(ICE) is an advanced panoramic image stitcher. Given a set
of overlapping photographs of a scene shot from a single
camera location, the app creates a seamless high-resolution
note that the Image Composite Editor download is no longer
available. This project has been retired.)
Microsoft Expression Web 4
Expression Web is a full-featured
professional tool for designing, developing, and publishing
compelling, feature-rich websites that conform to web
standards. (No longer available to download from Microsoft.)
Paint.net Paint.NET is free image and photo
editing software for PCs that run Windows.
Sirv The smart way to serve images. Easy image
management, manipulation and delivery. Free 500MB account
includes, Sirv branding on spins/zooms, 360 spin, Image
zoom, Dynamic imaging, CDN for rapid delivery, convert spin
to GIF, FTP and S3 access, Basic email support, 3 users.
updated 19 November 2022