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icon Ancestry Library Edition
Research your family history with this popular online tool.
icon Heritage Center at Fresno County Public Library

Library staff developed an extensive list of resources and tools to help you research your genealogy and Fresno County history. Other strengths include San Joaquin Valley history, California history and William Saroyan.

icon FamilySearch

The main genealogy web site of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints. Includes a catalog of their vast printed and microfilm holdings.

icon Fresno County Genealogical Society

Local society for the collection, preservation and support of genealogical and historical data and interests.

icon Photo Heritage Collection
Search over 3,000 digital images of people, places and things in the San Joaquin Valley and Sierra Foothills.
icon San Joaquin Valley Digitization Project

The San Joaquin Valley Digitization Project image collection consists of photographs selected from the collections of the nine public libraries of the San Joaquin Valley Library System, as well as the collections of museums and individuals in their communities. The photos were selected mainly for their historical interest. They represent various aspects of life in the San Joaquin Valley and the Sierra Nevada foothills; in the counties of Kern, Tulare, Kings, Fresno, Madera, and Mariposa. The photos date from 1850 to 2002.