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CRIM 4340: Race, Crime and Justice: Genealogy

Resources for students enrolled in the Race, Crime and Justice course

About Genealogy Research

Genealogy or family history research resources may be locally oriented. Most resources located at UMD or in Duluth focus on families who lived in this region of Northeastern Minnesota. 

 Ancestry, a large database of information that covers a much greater geographic area is available at the Duluth Public Library . You'll need to visit the library to use this database on their computers.

Duluth Public Library

The Duluth Public Library offers these online resources for genealogy research on families from this area. 


Resources at UMD

Resources at UMD will support research on families from this area.

City Directories list people by name and often include information on a person's occupation or employer.
Library 3rd Floor F614 .D8 P6

Archives and Special Collections has files of newspaper clippings on topics about local history. These are available for use in the Archives only.