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History and Biography
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A premier virtual reference collection including encyclopedias, dictionaries, atlases, images, audio files, and videos in a wide expanse of subject areas.
Explore the history and culture of North Carolina through original materials from cultural heritage repositories across the state.
Contains millions of records relating to U.S. Military personnel and history. Documents include stories, photographs and official records.
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Treasury of American genealogical sources: unique primary sources, local and family histories, and finding aids. Includes historical census, PERSI, Revolutionary War records, and more.