Resources

Laguna Niguel FHC : Resources

Our Center has seven computers with a portal that offers free access to premium family history websites including the ones listed below. We also have a small collection of reference books, two film readers, a microfilm scanner, and a small collection of indefinite loan microfilms. Wi-Fi is available.

  • 19th Century British Newspapers
    2 million newspaper pages from national and local publications with full-text searching
  • Alexander Street Press
    Resource for Civil War research that includes letters, diaries, photographs, and ephemera.
  • Ancestry.com
    Billions of digitized records including vital records, probate records, census records, military records, immigration records, and more. Includes tutorials, charts, and forms
  • ArkivDigital Online
    Color images of Swedish church records, court records, estate inventories, and more.
  • Find My Past
    Resource for United Kingdom research including parish records, census records, military records, migration records, newspapers, and more.
  • Fold3.com
    Historical documents and records, many of which are related to military service. Includes War of 1812 pension files, a selection of Holocaust-related records, and a Native American collection.
  • Historic Map Works Library Edition
    High-resolution, full-color historic maps. Includes maps, atlases, bird’s eye views, and directories.
  • Kinpoint Premium
    Tool for quickly discovering what information is missing from your FamilySearch tree.
  • Legacy Stories
    Social network that lets you store and share photographs, stories, and recorded narration. Files can be linked to your FamilySearch tree.
  • MyHeritage
    Large collection of many types of genealogical records including census records from Nordic countries, Canada, Germany and South America.
  • Newspaper Archive
    Largest online newspaper collection covering family history, small-town events, world news, and more.
  • ProQuest Obituary Listings
    Obituaries that appeared in prominent newspapers such as the Los Angeles Times, New York Times, Washington Post, and Boston Globe,
    List current as of November 2015.