Monday, December 22, 2003

New York City Research

New York City Tax Photographs, 1939-1941
The City of New York has photographs of all the buildings in the city. You need the block and lot numbers, which can be obtained from the city maps at the Municipal Archives. For more information:

Brooklyn Genealogy:

Brooklyn Daily Eagle 1841-1902:

New York City Death Records Search 1891-1911:
   Explanation of the source of these indexes - New York City Vital Records Research:

Brooklyn Genealogy Information Page:

Irish in New York City:

Book The Immigrant Church: New York's Irish and German Catholics 1815-1865 by Jay P. Dolan - includes a ward map that shows where most of the Irish & Germans lived. Parish records are key to finding these nineteenth-century immigrants.

Education is not the filling of a pail, but the lighting of a fire. - William Butler Yeats, 1865-1939

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