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Offers information about the culture and history of Danish Americans.

A genealogy society dedicated to the study of ancestors from all German-speaking lands. Includes an immigrant ancestor search.

Organization for people descended from the German-speaking settlers of the Austro-Hungarian province of Galicia (Galizien). Includes maps, history, photo albums and a subscription newsletter.

PGSNYS is dedicated to dissemination and sharing of information in assisting members research their Polish ancestors. The society also promotes research and publication of the history of Poles in New York State. Through public speaking engagements and civic functions, PGSNYS members educate others on Polish history and culture.

Message board for general discussion of genealogical topics.

Directory of genealogy web sites. Free homepages and message boards for discussion.

Collection of old family and military photographs, stories, and family recipes, submitted by site users.

Offers free online genealogy resources for beginners and experts.

Family surname sources and resources.

An index of links to genealogy web sites and databases, classified by surname and by region.

Directory of convict, court, prison and execution records.

Finds person records on genealogical home pages. Records can be added by a GEDCOM file.

Ship passenger lists of German-speaking German, Swiss, Dutch and French Palatine immigrants to Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 1733-1808. Search the passenger lists onsite or internet-wide.

Passenger list extracts with an emphasis on German immigrants.

Genealogical research guide listing every US arrival port with links to finding aids for passenger lists. Includes Canadian and Mexican border crossing records

Offers links to passenger lists, fleet lists, shipping schedules, ship descriptions, and wreck data.

Armorial of Polish Nobility and information about Polish Royalty.

Coats of arms from the Cathar crusade in the 13th century. [English/French]

Information on British heraldry, the services of this UK society, and links.

A nonprofit organization established in 1972, dedicated to the study and preservation of heraldry in the United States and abroad.

Includes depictions of arms from several armorials, and offers free assistance with such tasks as designing or rendering arms.

Covers all the areas of potential interest to family-history enthusiasts, reaching beyond genealogy research to also encompass ethnic heritage, family reunions, scrapbooking and historic travel.

Information pertaining to books, databases and articles for tracing your family tree. Also includes access to The Teapot Genies - the first Internet genealogy television show.

Resources and research tips.

Contains highly technical articles on the use of DNA testing for genealogy.

A free online journal for publishing family history and genealogical research.

Selected news items are presented with context each month; also has broad genealogy articles and new resources.

Features a glossary of archaic medical terms used in vital records and documents.

Program for reducing large pedigrees in Linkage format further used for Genehunter genetic program.

Searchable rosters of the PA Spanish American War soldiers. Learn how to locate your Spanish American War ancestor and order his military service and pension records from NARA.