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Over 55,000 pages and counting. Newspapers like the Fort Fairfield Aurora, the Beacon, Northern Leader and many others from 1863 -2012 are fully searchable by name, date or keyword. Continuing additions of local school yearbooks 1894-1950's, school newspapers 1930-1970's, Town Reports from 1865-1950's as funding allows.

If you are doing any kind of genealogy research these archives are amazing!

Available in the library only -Start searching billions of records and discover your family's story. 

Here is the AncetryLibrary Edition Users Guide


We are pleased to announce we are now a FamilySearch Affiliate Library. As an Affiliate Library, we have access to over 2 billion digitized records, including 400 million images that are currently not available to the public outside of our library or a FamilySearch family history center. All at no cost to the library or the patrons. These records are of high interest to our patrons searching for information about their ancestors or in other types of research. Available in the library only. 

Here is the FamilySearch Users Guide 

Available in the library only - just search a name to learn more about your ancestors. With exclusive content and accurate results we'll help you uncover more than you ever imagined.

PDF Guide for using MyHeritage Library Edition - MyHeritage Library Edition Users Guide

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The DigitalMaine Repository is a partnership of the Maine State Library, Maine State Archives and community institutions around the state. 

As Maine's service hub for the Digital Public Library of America (DPLA), the DigitalMaine Repository is working to make digital collections from all Maine cultural institutions freely accessible to the world.

To help you with finding historical newspaper articles about your ancestors, this site houses 1000's of free searchable historical newspaper links from around the world. Also included are tips, about 50 tutorials, and lots of other information and resources to guide and help you. And it is all about newspapers.

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Hundreds of issues and about 39,000 pages of the Star Herald from 1857 to 1959 , and can be browsed by date of publication or via keyword search

Hundreds of issues and about 2,776 pages of the Aroostook Republican from 1880 to 1899 , and can be browsed by date of publication or via keyword search

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The Cary Library Genealogy Database includes historical genealogical information from Houlton, Maine (USA) and its surrounding communities in the Southern Aroostook County area.  This is also where we keep our other online genealogy resources.

Library of Congress and National Endowment for the Humanities bring you historic newspapers from all of the country. Fully searchable, they are a wealth of information.

Chronicling America User Guide

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The Provincial Archives of New Brunswick collects, preserves, and makes available for research, documents and records bearing upon the history of New Brunswick. Fully searchable death, birth, marriage and 34 other databases of over 3 million names.

"History in Stones" is a project headed by Dr. Kim Sebold of the University of Maine at Presque Isle. This website provides valuable information for genealogists, teachers, historians and community members alike. You will find a searchable database of local cemeteries that includes GPS locations of headstones, family plots and individuals as well as photos & data of the people buried there. You can read story maps of people and events that shaped our local history. You can also find materials and lesson plans for teachers who teach local history. 

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