HeritageQuest Online

HeritageQuest Online combines searchable text and images of all federal censuses (1790-1930), Revolutionary War records, African-American history, genealogy and local history monographs, and portions of the U.S. Serial Set. The titles in this collection have been digitized from ProQuest's microfilm collection of genealogy, local history, and related primary sources records from all fifty states and Canada. Additional titles have been added from the collections of the Newberry Library (Chicago), the Widener Library (Harvard University), the New York Public Library, the Sutro Library, the University of Illinois at Urbana, and others. This resource is licensed by the Department of Public Instruction and is also available for use by all Wisconsin residents via BadgerLink.

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1790 - 2009

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Unlimited simultaneous users licensed by BadgerLink/Department of Public Instruction for use by all Wisconsin residents.




United States and Canada

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Reference Source, E-Books and E-Texts

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