NEW resource! My Heritage Library Edition joins Ancestry Library Edition and Heritage Quest to assist the genealogist in you! Access it anywhere with your library card complements of the Pennsylvania POWER Library!
NOTE: This database expires at the end of 2023. Please see the new resource, Black Freedom Struggle in the United States: A Selection of Primary Sources.
Genealogical research, with digitized images of the U.S. Federal Census from 1790 forward, the American Genealogical Biographical Index, Passenger, and Immigration Lists Index, and more. (Link opens in a new tab/window.)
From ProQuest and the Pennsylvania POWER Library, the Black Freedom Struggle in the United States features primary source documents related to critical people and events in African American history.
1994-present. Local and national news. Obituaries can be found here. (Links open in a new tab/window.)
1876-1881 The Chester Daily Times
1886 Chester Evening Times
1941 Chester Reporter
1882-1959 Chester Times
1959-1994 Delaware County Daily Times
See Newsbank's resource for issues 1994-present. (Link opens in a new tab/window.)
Essential collection of genealogical & historical sources, U.S. Federal Censuses, books, bank records, and more. (Link opens in a new tab/window.)
NEW! From POWER Library. A multilingual, family history research database that includes billions of historical documents from 48 countries, millions of historical photos, public records, indexes, and additional resources that span the past five centuries.