Tracing your ancestors in a big city can feel like finding a needle in a haystackhow do you locate your family among all those people and records? Family Tree Magazine's City Genealogy Guides give you the essential facts, advice and resources you need to find your ancestors in cities across the USA!
This downloadable compilation features guides for 30 of America's biggest and most historically important urban areasthe places your ancestors settled or passed through, from colonial times to the immigration influx of the early 20th century.
Each City Guide features:
Overview of the city's history and genealogical records
Key dates, parent counties, historical ethnic groups and industries, population growth and more
Top Genealogy Resources
Your toolkit of essential websites and printed sources
Key Libraries, Archives and Organizations
Where to go to get the records you need
Records at a Glance
Quick-reference rundown of dates and tips for the city's key records
A quick look at key events in the city's history
Top Historic Sites
Best museums, parks and historical landmarks to learn about your ancestors' lives and times
Panoramic bird's-eye view of the city as it looked in the past