Monday, July 18, 2016

Niles Library Adds new database with military records

Fold3 is available to Niles Public Library Card holders accessing the library's online  resources from home. 
This Ancestry product allows remote access to  US and international military and US immigration records as well as the Chicago City Directories and other non-military records such as the 1860 and 1930 US Census, and the Brady Civil War Photos. The most popular collections are:

And why the name Fold3?

"Traditionally, the third fold in some flag-folding ceremonies honors and remembers veterans for their sacrifice in defending their country and promoting peace in the world."

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