History & Genealogy
The world’s largest collection of royalty-free, downloadable maps for schools. Students, teachers, and administrators can use our more than 60,000 maps in school reports, lesson plans, and personal research projects.
Thousands of cross-referenced entries, covering the entire spectrum of African-American history over the past 500 years.
Start searching billions of records and discover your family story. *This resource is only available inside the library.
Powered by Ancestry, this resource offers a premier collection of nearly 500 million military records from the U.S. and around the world.
Includes scholarly journals, magazines, and reports covering all aspects of the past and present military affairs. Updated annually.
A collection of digitized material that puts family research in an historical, social and cultural context.
Find an expansive, patron-friendly collection of thousands of high-quality videos from around the world : from Oscar®, Emmy®, and Peabody Award-winning documentaries, to how-to programs that make life easier and richer, top-quality performances spanning the arts, biographies of history-makers past and present, a variety of TV shows and movies, and more.
This genealogy resource focuses exclusively on resources devoted to African American family history research.
The AustinAmericanStatesman (Historical) includes searchable articles from Austin, Texas, newspapers for the years 1871-1980.
Valuable tools for learning about the history, growth and development of Texas cities.