224 Main Street, Brattleboro, VT 05301
Web Link Heritage Quest
U.S. Census data 1790-1940 + full-text genealogy books
Web Link American Ancestors
Databases from the New England Historic Genealogical Society
Web Link Sanborn Maps of Vermont Towns
Historical fire insurance maps of VT towns, 1885-1950 User name = Brooks, password = first four digits of your library card
Web Link Chronicling America
Historical newspapers from many U.S. States, including Vermont
Web Link Porter C. Thayer Photographs
This archive contains 1300 photographs made by Porter C. Thayer, scanned from silver gelatin prints, held in the collection of the Brooks Memorial Library. The prints were made in 1980 from the 5x7 glass plates negatives created by Porter Thayer. Time Period Covered: 1906 - 1920
Web Link Brattleboro History website
Created and maintained by independent historian Thomas St. John, who brings together digitized texts and images on a wide range of interesting subjects in Brattleboro's history.
Web Link Brattleboro Historical Society
Includes an extensive digital photo collection. Some of the Historical Society holdings overlap with those of the library, but there are many unique materials; consult both collections for a comprehensive search.
Web Link Vermont Historical Society
A lively website dense with information about Vermont history research. Includes the full text of the Vermont History journal and other remote research sources.
Web Link Ancestry Library Edition
Premier tool for beginners and experienced genealogists
Web Link FamilySearch
Premier free family history and genealogy resource
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