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Archival Cabinets at Lincoln County

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Inventory and descriptions of Library held archival materials associated with area history and events. These materials are viewable upon special request and may be subject to special handling restrictions.
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Brookhaven Leader

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Finding index of obituaries and death notices from the Brookhaven Leader from 1883-1906.
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Digital Public Library of America

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DPLA connects people to the riches held within America’s libraries, archives, museums, and other cultural heritage institutions. All of the materials found through DPLA are free and immediately available in digital format.

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Don Jackson Collection

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Don Jackson was a local photographer who owned Jackson's Studio in Brookhaven Mississippi. The Lincoln Lawrence Franklin Regional Library is currently preserving his work as documented history of the town.
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Early Brookhaven Newspapers

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Finding index of obituaries and death notices published in early Brookhaven newspapers from 1875-1885.
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Heritage Quest

Heritage Quest

HeritageQuest® Online is a comprehensive treasury of American genealogical sources—rich in unique primary sources, local and family histories, convenient research guides, interactive census maps, and more.

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John Holly Williams Collection

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Index of photographs and negatives taken by John Holly Williams of Brookhaven from 1946-1970.
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Lincoln County Times

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Finding index of obituaries and death notices published in the Lincoln County Times from 1909-1947.
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Mississippi Online Historical Newspapers

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Catalog of indexes and online sources for historical papers across the state of Mississippi.
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Roffie Burt Genealogies

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Mr. Roffie Burt has compiled working drafts of family surnames in Lincoln county and the surrounding areas. He encourages patrons to make corrections, additions, or notes to the drafts.
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RootsWeb

RootsWeb

Rootsweb is one of oldest completely FREE genealogy sites on the Internet. It has hundreds of gigabytes - literally millions of pages - of free genealogy data and more records are added every day.

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Semi-Weekly Leader

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Finding index of obituaries and death notices from the Semi-Weekly Leader from 1907-1939.
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