Explore the 1950 Census With HeritageQuest Online

The 1950 census, the first to include the Baby Boomer generation, has been released by the National Archives. Now you can explore over 151 million people recorded in the 1950 census by logging in to our HeritageQuest® Online database! Learn more about the world in 1950 and experience records capturing, for the first time, American expatriates living abroad, students at college, and people owning a television. [South Plainfield Library card required for access.] http://www.southplainfield.lib.nj.us/dblogin.htm#heritage

Webfinder: Genealogy Resources

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PLEASE NOTE: While the library remains closed due to COVID-19, Ancestry.com is providing free remote access to their ANCESTRY LIBRARY EDITION! See http://www.southplainfield.lib.nj.us/ancestryremote.pdf for instructions on how to log in with your library card number. Our video on How to Access Ancestry Library Edition [NEW!] will lead you step-by-step through setting up an account and starting your research.

Afro-American Genealogical Research Guide – A list of useful print resources for researching for African-Americans trying to trace their family history (Library of Congress). See also History Hub, below, and Slave Trade Voyages & its sister site, African Origins (Emory University et al.)

American Indian Ancestry – A guide to acquiring the genealogical documentation needed to establish descent from an Indian tribe for …CLICK HERE TO SEE THE REST OF THIS WEBFINDER!