Library Adds History and Genealogy Databases


Thomas Balch Library, at 208 Market St., in Leesburg, Virginia recently added two new electronic research and genealogy databases.

African American Heritage is a comprehensive resource for African American history including search options for census, military records, slave and free black registers, and Freedmen's Bank records.

The ProQuest Obituaries collection indexes and provides access to obituaries and death notices from prominent newspapers.

Both databases can be accessed at the library. For more information visit Leesburgva.gov/library.