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FHS Libguides (Library Guides): Genealogy Research

Created using your teacher's assignments and library resources, these guides are a great first place to start your research. Find databases, books, websites, and other tools that can help you do your homework.

Search the Library Catalog for Books

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Immigration information resources

Relevant Databases

Database for researching your family's history:


Please note, Ancestry Classroom will ONLY work from an FHS computer, not from home.


Database for researching military records:

Please note, Fold3 will ONLY work from an FHS computer, not from home.

Framingham Local history

Historical Maps of Framingham from the Leventhal Map Center at the Boston Public Library.

Historical photos and maps of Framingham from Digital Commonwealth.

Historical records from the Framingham City Clerk's Office.

Historical documents and images from the Framingham History Center.

Historical documents and images from the archives of the Massachusetts Historical Society.

Home purchase and sale records from the Massachusetts Registry of Deeds (Middlesex South).

Primary Sources - Documents & Newspapers


Subject Guide

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FHS Research Paper Guide, 8th edition

Please use this guidebook when writing your research paper.  It includes information on how to set up your essay in MLA format and how to correctly cite your sources in your essay and in your Works Cited page.