Immigration Project

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Immigration Resources for Brunswick & Maine & Beyond! 

The Maine Memory Network

Pejepscot Historical Society: Links to Historical Resources

MEGenWeb: A Maine Genealogy and History Website


Genealogy Resources by Veritas Prep: An Overview & Awesome Links

Maine Genealogy: Resources for Genealogists and Family Historians

Explore the World’s Largest Online Family History Resource (14 day free trial: username: BHSresearch password: dragons; Use Firefox)

The National Archives (also use advanced search)

Ellis Island Passenger Search


The Snow Index to Brunswick weekly newspapers from 1953 to 1960

Google News is a computer-generated news service providing headlines and links to articles from over 50,000 news sources worldwide.

Use the arrow on the right to open the advanced search features in Google News, choose a specific source such as The New York Times, The Washington Post, The Boston Globe, The Los Angeles Times, The Wall Street Journal, and NPR (National Public Radio) and also search news back to 2003.

news search

To search for News before 2003 (back to the 1800s!) use this search:

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Search the New York Times back to 1861


(you’ll need to login first on the upper right of site: username: password: dragons15)


The BHS Library’s Maine Collection

Google Books “immigrated to Maine”



Maine immigrants share stories of their quests for ‘a world of possibilities’

New Americans in Maine: American Immigration Council



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