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African American Family History: Local Collections

Map of Southern California Local & Family History Collections

Click on a marker to learn more about that special collection.

Local Libraries With Genealogy Research Databases

The following libraries, located in or near Orange County, provide access to key genealogy research databases. Most public libraries restrict database access to their library cardholders (usually available for free), whether for remote access to databases or for use in-house on their public computers. Be sure to check each library's website for information on obtaining a library card. It is definitely worth obtaning a library card to use these valuable resources!