Finding Your Roots Online<br />Library’s Online Resources to the WWW<br />
A man finds room in the few square inches of the face for the traits of all his ancestors; for the expression of all his history, and his wants. -- Ralph Waldo Emerson<br />
@ Your Library<br /><ul><li>Access Genealogy and History Databases From Home 24 hours a day, 7 days a week with your Tappan Library Card</li></ul>How?<br />Open a Web browser<br />Type www.taplib.org into the address bar<br />Navigate to Adult Services<br />Select Databases from the Adult Services submenu<br />
Video Demo<br />How to Access Tappan Genealogy and History Databases from Home With Your Library Card<br />
Genealogy<br />Genealogical Databases Offered Through the Tappan Library<br />
History<br />Historical Databases Offered Through the Tappan Library<br />
Interesting Facts – Ancestry<br />Did you know you can search Immigration and Naturalization Records by: time period and location to include Ellis Island – a processing station for immigrants from 1892-1954<br />Refine your search by last name and first name (if available) and pull up the exact manifest of inbound passengers with your ancestor.<br />
Ancestery.com Sample:In-Bound Passenger Manifest<br />The software will allow you to zoom in on the handwritten images.<br />
For a Brochure Listing More Resources or Personalized Help Accessing The Listed Websites or Databases:<br />Contact: Adult Services Staff<br /> Tappan Library<br /> 93 Main Street<br /> Tappan, NY 10983<br /> 845-359-3877<br />www.taplib.org<br />Librarians @ Your Service : Jill Gross, MarygraceLuderitz, Denise Starr<br />
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