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We offer more than 470 record-based databases to search, containing data from all over the globe.  Unique datasets include the Boston Catholic records, the General Society of Mayflower Descendants Applications, and many more. Browse our entire list, from A to Z.

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Digital Library & Archives

This website contains digitized materials from the three repositories at American Ancestors and New England Historic Genealogical Society. The repositories include the Wyner Family Jewish Heritage Center, the R. Stanton Avery Special Collections, and the Research Library. The site features digitized archival and published materials such as letters, diaries, photographs, newspapers, business records, genealogies, city directories, organizational records, and other sources for historians and genealogists. The contents focus on the study of family history in America and on the Jewish community in New England.