American Memory Digital record of American history and creativity. It features materials, from the collections of the Library of Congress and other institutions, that chronicle historical events, people, places, and ideas that continue to shape America.
Los Angeles FamilySearch LibraryEstablished in 1964 to service the needs of the citizens of Los Angeles County as well as the surrounding county areas. This is the largest family history center satellite of the Salt Lake Family History Library.
L.A. As SubjectFor information and links to web sites of other Archives that preserve materials of the Los Angeles region visit the LA as Subject database.
National Genealogical SocietyNonproft organization that promotes the access to and preservation of genealogical records for everyone from beginners to experienced family historicans.
Santa Monica History MuseumThe museum collects, preserves, and promotes objects, photographs, and other materials related to the history of Santa Monica. Staff also provides one-on-one meetings
Online Archive of CaliforniaProvides free public access to detailed descriptions of primary resource collections maintained by more than 150 contributing institutions including Santa Monica Public Library and other libraries, special collections, archives, historical societies, and museums throughout California and collections maintained by the 10 University of California (UC) campuses.
Vital RecordsFor vital records of people who were born or died in Los Angeles County, go to the Los Angeles County Registrar-Recorder website.