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Genealogy

CCGSThe Cass County Genealogical Society operates the Cass County History Center on the 2nd floor of the library. To work with a society member on your genealogy project, please e-mail at evanjevans@yahoo.com, call us at 903-796-3081 or write to us at: Cass County Genealogical Society, 101 W Hiram St, Atlanta, Texas 75551.

The CCGS website has scans of local documents and other research documents available.



portal unt logoThe UNT Portal to Texas History: A gateway to rare, historical, and primary source materials from or about Texas. Atlanta newspapers are digitized and searchable here, and more editions are being added as they become available. To view an introduction to using this resource, see this video from Texas Connect.



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TexShare DatabasesFor homework help, health or business information, academic journals, popular magazines, genealogy, or job and career development. Call or email library@atlantatexas.org for the password.


Login through the TexShare page linked above, and access these
databases:

heritageqHeritageQuest Online
HeritageQuest® Online combines digital, searchable images of U.S. federal census records with the digitized version of the popular ProQuest Genealogy & Local History collection and other valuable content. Powered by Ancestry® with more than 4.4 billion records and coverage dating back to the 1700s.

afamqProQuest African American Heritage
ProQuest African American Heritage is a groundbreaking digital resource exclusively devoted to African American family history research. This collection was created in partnership with leading African American genealogists and recognized leaders in genealogical information to develop a comprehensive mix of resources, records, and tools specifically pertaining to African Americans.

fold3Fold3 Library Edition


Convenient access to US military records, including the stories, photos, and personal documents of the men and women who served. This continually-growing collection contains millions of records from world-class archives, many of which are exclusively available on Fold3.

sanbornTexas Digital Sanborn Maps


Digital Sanborn Maps provides digital access to 2118 large-scale maps of 436 Texas towns and cities, including Dallas, Houston, Austin, El Paso, Fort Worth, and San Antonio.