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Ancestry Library Edition delivers billions of records in census data, vital records, directories, photos, and more. Ancestry Library Edition brings the world’s most popular consumer online genealogy resource to your library. It’s an unprecedented online collection of individuals from North America, the UK, Europe, Australia, and more. This online research tool is only available on computers at Mead Public Library.

HeritageQuest Online

Genealogical information including a census search (complete set of Federal census images from 1790-1930, include name indexes for many years), books (20,000 family and local histories), the PERSI index (over 1.6 million genealogy and local history articles), and much more. Provided by BadgerLink.

Proquest/US Newsstream

Local news from The Sheboygan Press (November 30, 2002- present), other Wisconsin Gannett newspapers and news content from national and regional sources including The New York Times, the Wall Street Journal, Washington Post, Los Angeles Times, Boston Globe, Newsday, and Chicago Tribune. Provided by BadgerLink.

Historical newspapers archive from the 1700s - 2000s containing thousands of well-known regional, state, and small local newspapers in the United States and other countries. Provided by BadgerLink.

Archive of Wisconsin Newspapers

Covers 239 Wisconsin newspapers from 2005 to 90 days ago. Provided by BadgerLink.

Resources in Mead Library

The library has a large collection of books and microfilm that may help those doing genealogy research. Check the Monarch Catalog for more information.