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Genealogy & Family History: Social History

A research guide to genealogical research at the UW Libraries.

Social History Topics

Cover of the book "The March On Washington" by William P. Jones      Cover of the book "Empire of Convicts : Indian Penal Labor in Colonial Southeast Asia"     Cover of the book " Saltwater Slavery : A Middle Passage from Africa to American Diaspora"     Cover of the book "Sex and the Weimar Republic : German Homosexual Emancipation and the Rise of the Nazis"

Socio-historical contexts helps us to uncover information about our ancestor's pasts and break past brick walls when doing genealogical research. This guide contains topical historical information that may help you in your research. 

Social History Databases