Today, we are going to highlight the newest Free Databases from states other than Indiana!

Colored Directory of the Leading Cities of Northern California, 1916-1917 includes names and addresses of residents in several major cities and on ranches in the area, photos of some of the residences, churches and organizations, as well as statistics on how many African Americans lived in the cities (5000 in Oakland, 1500 in San Francisco and 21 in Emeryville). This is a terrific source for African American families and organizations in the area.
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Indexed newspaper transcriptions for the Canon City (Fremont) Daily Record Index, 2014-2016, and the Saguache (County) Crescent Index, 2015-2016 include obituaries, births, marriages, engagements and more, proving that family history includes modern records as well.

Also new is the 1948 Commencement Program for the University of Michigan. This contains a list of all graduates by name. The Claypool Subdivision & Reo Park Addition in Ingham County, Michigan includes detailed abstracts and maps.
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Norris’ Dover Directory, 1843 from Strafford County, New Hampshire includes churches schools, government offices, as well as a regular directory of residents and a list of “Females Employed by Cochecho Manufacturing Co.,” with these ladies’ places of residence. Additionally, we have the “Record Book Kept by Daniel Osborne (1794-1871), Quaker and Banker, Dover, New Hampshire,” which includes his family record, his banker records, as well as other items of interest to him, such as the royal family of England, executions, steam boat accidents, marriages and deaths. Not nearly as eclectic is the “Moses Crawford Daybook, Kept by Moses Crawford (1776-1835), Town of Montgomery, Orange County, New York,” which primarily includes amounts collected and paid, such as soap and rye.

The Receipts and Disbursements of the City of Cincinnati, 1857 lists receipts, expenditures, debts owed by and to the city, school funds and more. There are also three more newspaper transcriptions with indexes, this time for Ohio, Butler Co., OH--Journal-News Index, from Butler County, 2015-2016, the Greenville (Darke County) Advocate Index, 2015 and the Dayton (Montgomery County) Daily News Index for 2015-2016.

Finally, we have a history of Pampa (Gray County, Texas) Public Schools of Pampa, 1903 to 2005, including a section of the African American schools and subsequent integration, the city’s population and school enrollment through the years, and photographs and maps.

Again, we thank everyone for their contributions!