The Washington Memorial Library Genealogical and Historical Room has one of the most outstanding reference collections of its type in the South.
Founded in 1923 by the Mary Hammond Washington Chapter of the Daughters of the American Revolution, the collection has grown to include more than 32,000 volumes and over 24,000 microfilms. It is considered outstanding by genealogists and historians from all over the
The Georgia Archives
is located at 5800 Jonesboro Road, Morrow, GA 30260.
The Virtual Vault is a collection of digitized records which includes historic Georgia manuscripts, photographs, maps and government records.
Vanishing Georgia is a photo collection of almost 18,000 images.
You can also search Georgia Historic Newspapers, the Georgia Official and Statistical Register, Georgia Legislative Documents and Georgia Code.
The GAGenWeb Project is part of the USGenWeb. A non-commercial project with free access for all, the project is comprised of volunteers working together to provide
websites for genealogical research in every county in the State of Georgia. Content varies by county but generally you will find cemetery records, family histories, queries and varied legal documents and records.
The Perry Area Historical Society is a 501-3C corporation founded in 1981. Objectives include preservation of the Perry area's historical landmarks, artifacts and histories of its people. Collection includes:
Family History Files, School Yearbooks
Post Cards, CSA History
World War II Memorablia
Books, Vintage Clothing
Political Exhibits, Antique Toys
Cemetery Records Family Bibles
Maps, Diaries, Coins, Art, Furniture
Vintage Christmas, Tools, Scrapbooks
School Memorabilia, Business Exhibits
Pictures, Catalogs, Magazines
The Georgia Historic Newspapers Archive is a project of the Digital Library of Georgia (DLG) and a part of Georgia’s Virtual Library GALILEO. It is based at the University of Georgia Libraries. The DLG partners with public libraries, historical societies, Archives and museums to digitize historical Georgia newspapers. The archive is free to the public and has over one million Georgia newspaper pages published between 1786 and 1986.
GALILEO is an initiative of the University System of Georgia to bring together educational resources for academic (and genealogical) research. It includes The Digital Library of Georgia and Heritage Quest among hundreds of other articles, books, journals and magazines. To access the full potential of Galileo researchers need to request the current password from their local library. The password changes several times a year. However, signing in as a “guest” will still provide access to resources on Georgia law, culture, history and more. Heritage Quest has city directories, U.S. Freedman’s Bank Records, U. S. population and non-population census records (powered by Ancestry).
Family Search is a nonprofit family history organization and they hold the largest collection of genealogical and historical records in the world. For over 100 years, Family Search and its predecessors have been actively gathering, preserving, and sharing genealogical records worldwide. Set up your free account and get started researching your family.
The Georgia Genealogical Society is a non-profit organization, dedicated to the collection and preservation of historical records. GGS offers educational programs, workshops, publications, and is also the host of the Genealogical Roundtable, a group of representatives from genealogical societies in Georgia seeking ways to promote genealogy and each other. GGS also hosts the Institute of Genealogy and Historical Research (IGHR) which is an educational forum consisting of a week of intensive study led by nationally prominent genealogical educators.
Founded in 1903, the National Genealogical Society is a 501(c)(3) that is dedicated to genealogical education, the highest quality research standards, and the preservation of genealogical records. The National Genealogical Society offers a wide range of excellent resources, publications, educational opportunities and host an annual family history conference.