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Screenshot of Library of Congress website. Library of Congress

The website for the U.S. Library of Congress provides researchers with access to digitalized archives of primary historical sources (newspapers, letters, legal documents, books, photos, maps, blueprints, audio recordings, etc.), as well as finding aids and guides for topics ranging from legal research to genealogy and beyond. Take a look at their Research Tools webpage to get an idea of what they offer! [Beginner's Video Tutorial.]

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Screenshot of Sanborn homepage. Sanborn Fire Insurance Maps

Need a map of an Ohio city? This database provides access to over 40,000 detailed city maps drawn between 1882 and 1962. From OWL.

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