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117,563,079 records in Free Records

Collection Title # of Records
Social Security Death Index  FREEMore Info 94,319,409
Veterans Affairs BIRLS Death File  FREEMore Info 13,537,417
Holocaust-Era Assets · show 31 titles 1,949,954
War of 1812 Pension Files  FREEMore Info 1,901,088
Homestead Records (NE)  FREEMore Info 1,728,294
Passport Applications, 1795-1905  FREEMore Info 706,909
American Colonization Society  FREEMore Info 347,247
WWII Captured German Records  FREEMore Info 323,115
American Battle Monuments Commission  FREEMore Info 242,002
Bounty-Land Warrant Applications Index  FREEMore Info 240,776
Domestic Letters of the Department of State  FREEMore Info 187,045
Continental Congress - Papers  FREEMore Info 172,934
Rendezvous Reports Index - Before and After Civil War  FREEMore Info 170,992
WWII Navy, Marine Corps, and Coast Guard Casualty List  FREEMore Info 151,740
Project Blue Book - UFO Investigations  FREEMore Info 129,828
Pennsylvania Archives  FREEMore Info 119,037
State Dept Records - France  FREEMore Info 114,744
Korean War Casualties  FREEMore Info 109,961
Dachau Entry Registers  FREEMore Info 105,659
WWII US Air Force Photos  FREEMore Info 100,972
Vietnam Service Awards  FREEMore Info 91,970
State Dept Records - Russia  FREEMore Info 86,794
Flossenburg Entry Registers  FREEMore Info 78,490
Heitman's Register and Dictionary of the US Army  FREEMore Info 60,104
Vietnam Veterans Memorial  FREEMore Info 58,739
Contributed Military Group Records · show 9 titles 54,856
New York State Adjutant General Reports, 1846-1995  FREEMore Info 50,296
Utah Territorial Case Files  FREEMore Info 39,599
Photos - Vietnam War Army  FREEMore Info 39,549
Mauthausen Death Books  FREEMore Info 38,624
South Carolina Estate Inventories and Bills of Sale, 1732-1872  FREEMore Info 36,857
Virginia Papers · show 2 titles 31,473
WWII Nuernberg Interrogation Records  FREEMore Info 29,466
Navy and Marine Corps Officers, 1775-1900  FREEMore Info 26,209
WWII German Documents Among War Crimes Records  FREEMore Info 19,219
Photos - Vietnam Marine Corps (B/W)  FREEMore Info 14,995
Lincoln Assassination Papers  FREEMore Info 12,095
Admiralty Records, Key West  FREEMore Info 11,821
Ratified Amendments to the US Constitution  FREEMore Info 9,935
Photos - Vietnam War Navy  FREEMore Info 8,883
Pentagon Papers  FREEMore Info 8,303
Town Records - South Boston, VA  FREEMore Info 8,024
Photos - Brady Civil War  FREEMore Info 7,847
Town Records - Hancock NH  FREEMore Info 7,474
Civil War Photos  FREEMore Info 7,318
Continental Congress - Misc  FREEMore Info 7,114
Photos - Fine Arts Commission, Series G  FREEMore Info 6,906
Casualties from Iraq and Afghanistan Conflicts · show 3 titles 6,632
Photos - Vietnam War Marine Corps  FREEMore Info 5,236
Medal of Honor Recipients, 1863-2013  FREEMore Info 4,770
Anti-Slavery Manuscripts Collection  FREEMore Info 4,515
Foreign Burial of American War Dead  FREEMore Info 4,206
New York 174th Regiment Service Cards  FREEMore Info 2,864
New York State Military Museum Photos (Civil War - Vietnam War)  FREEMore Info 2,330
Civil War Maps  FREEMore Info 2,200
Sultana Disaster, April 1865  FREEMore Info 2,068
Civil War Horse Soldier Artifacts Collection  FREEMore Info 1,710
Photos - Truman  FREEMore Info 1,568
Photos - Franklin D Roosevelt  FREEMore Info 1,332
Pearl Harbor, USS Arizona Memorial  FREEMore Info 1,246
National WWI Museum Portrait Photographs  FREEMore Info 1,106
George Washington Correspondence  FREEMore Info 1,063
Town Records - Goffstown NH  FREEMore Info 1,034
Amistad - Supreme Court records  FREEMore Info 1,031
Amistad - Federal court records  FREEMore Info 756
Photos - Eisenhower  FREEMore Info 667
WWII 27th Army Division Photos  FREEMore Info 601
Deseret Iron Company Account Book (UT)  FREEMore Info 594
Photos - Coolidge  FREEMore Info 531
Constitutional Convention Records  FREEMore Info 489
WWI Panoramic Unit Photos  FREEMore Info 489
Foreign Letters of the Continental Congress  FREEMore Info 477
American Milestone Documents · show 8 titles 413
Casualties from Persian Gulf War  FREEMore Info 382
Custer's Court Martial  FREEMore Info 349
Photos - Native Americans (Rinehart)  FREEMore Info 175
Photos - WW II Japanese  FREEMore Info 162

473,194,986 records from other collections on Fold3

Collection Title # of Records
Census - US Federal 1930 More Info 127,216,388
Civil War Service Records · show 2 titles 39,604,504
WWII Navy Muster Rolls More Info 36,014,524
British Army WWI Service Records More Info 30,305,982
Census - US Federal 1860 More Info 27,831,686
WWI Draft Registration Cards More Info 24,602,432
WWII "Old Man's Draft" Registration Cards More Info 21,495,940
Australia WWI Service Records More Info 12,328,648
WWI Canadian Soldiers  UpdatedMore Info 11,927,240
British Army WWI Pension Records More Info 11,641,538
WWII Draft Registration Cards  UpdatedMore Info 11,477,477
WWII Army Enlistment Records More Info 8,800,037
Naturalization Records · show 2 titles 7,651,881
Census - US Federal 1920 More Info 6,675,679
Census - US Federal 1910 More Info 6,639,264
British WWI Medal Rolls Index Cards  UpdatedMore Info 4,960,918
Civil War "Widows' Pensions" More Info 4,925,804
Census - US Federal 1900 More Info 4,703,705
Australia WWII Service Records More Info 3,984,049
Army Registers, 1798-1969 More Info 3,766,826
Headstone Applications, 1925-1963 More Info 3,634,971
Texas Death Certificates More Info 3,130,233
Civil War Pensions Index More Info 2,994,165
City Directories · show 22 titles 2,677,069
British Army Lists More Info 2,477,849
Revolutionary War Pensions More Info 2,458,193
Revolutionary War Service Records More Info 2,376,735
FBI Case Files More Info 2,313,913
Newspapers · show 7 titles 2,167,701
Confederate Citizens File More Info 2,048,112
WWII War Diaries More Info 2,040,281
Navy Survivors' Certificates More Info 1,972,024
UK, Royal Hospital Chelsea Pensioner Soldier Service Records  NEW UpdatedMore Info 1,894,378
Pearl Harbor Muster Rolls More Info 1,858,320
Pension Numerical Index More Info 1,802,670
Navy Widows' Certificates More Info 1,718,880
UK, WWI War Diaries (France, Belgium, and Germany) More Info 1,529,699
Army Register of Enlistments, 1798-1914 More Info 1,442,097
War of 1812 Service Records · show 5 titles 1,266,933
UK, Courts Martial Registers More Info 1,256,305
US Veterans Administration Pension Payment Cards  UpdatedMore Info 1,249,310
WWI Civilian Draft Registrations More Info 1,231,098
US Navy Support Books  UpdatedMore Info 1,187,693
Royal Hospital Chelsea Pensioner Admission and Discharge Records More Info 1,157,242
Navy Muster Rolls, 1949-1971 More Info 1,029,407
Dawes Packets More Info 883,872
WWII Cadet Nursing Corps Card Files More Info 804,115
Canada, British Regimental Registers of Service More Info 692,933
Navy and Marine Corps Officer Registers More Info 671,893
Southern Claims Commission · show 6 titles 650,925
Spanish-American War Service Record Index More Info 602,865
Letters Received by the Adjutant General, 1822-1860 More Info 575,945
New York Civil War Muster Roll Abstracts More Info 544,994
UK, Military Deserters More Info 530,603
Military Books More Info 527,776
Letters Received by Commission Branch, 1863-1870 More Info 522,899
WWI New York Army Cards More Info 514,181
Union Citizens File More Info 501,450
Letters Received by the Adjutant General, 1861-1870 More Info 486,159
WWI - State Dept Records More Info 479,898
Navy Survivors' Originals (Disapproved) More Info 469,008
Navy Cruise Books, 1918-2009 More Info 447,786
Eastern Cherokee Applications More Info 428,355
Indian Census Rolls, 1885-1940 More Info 424,564
US Military Academy Cadet Application Papers More Info 386,985
Texas Birth Certificates More Info 368,649
Letters Received by the Adjutant General, 1871-1880 More Info 334,978
Navy Widows' Originals (Disapproved) More Info 333,102
Mexican War Service Records · show 7 titles 320,819
WWII Army and Army Air Force Casualty List More Info 311,524
Naval Enlistment Weekly Returns, 1855-1891 More Info 297,574
Cuyahoga County Birth Returns (OH) More Info 262,454
Missing Air Crew Reports, WWII More Info 255,424
New York Civil War Regiment Lists More Info 232,835
Royal Air Force Muster Roll More Info 207,048
WWII European Theater Army Records More Info 172,005
Rendezvous Reports Index - Civil War More Info 157,404
Massachusetts Vital Records More Info 154,042
Ireland, Royal Hospital Kilmainham Pensioner Discharge Documents  UpdatedMore Info 153,881
Massachusetts Vital Record Transcripts More Info 132,712
WWII Foreign Military Studies, 1945-54 More Info 132,491
Letters Received by the Adjutant General, 1805-1821 More Info 132,317
Guion Miller Roll More Info 125,168
Massachusetts Vital Records (Boston) More Info 124,248
Confidential Correspondence of the Navy, 1919-1927 More Info 119,777
New Zealand, WWII Appointments, Promotions, Transfers and Resignations More Info 108,061
Revolutionary War Rolls More Info 106,209
Letters Received by Commission Branch, 1874-1894 More Info 104,752
Indian Wars Service Record Index More Info 99,836
Canada, Certificates of Military Instruction More Info 90,623
British Army Recipients of the Military Medal More Info 88,543
Confederate Amnesty Papers More Info 84,300
Service Records of Volunteers, 1784-1811 More Info 79,922
Massachusetts Printed Vital Records More Info 78,024
Gorrell's History - AEF Air Service More Info 77,601
Dawes Enrollment Cards More Info 76,306
New York National Guard Personnel Jackets More Info 72,615
Massachusetts Vital Records Index 1841-1895 More Info 69,955
Connecticut WWI Service Rosters More Info 69,761
Final Payment Vouchers Index for Military Pensions, 1818-1864 More Info 69,033
Confederate Navy Subject File More Info 68,758
UK, WWI War Diaries (Gallipoli-Dardanelles) More Info 64,080
Civil War Subversion Investigations More Info 62,826
Final Statements, 1862-1899 More Info 60,440
British Jewry Book of Honour More Info 59,984
WWII Submarine Patrol Reports More Info 58,265
Tasmania, Returned Soldiers Settlement Land Records More Info 41,563
Social Security Death Index  FREE 39,096
Numbered Record Books More Info 35,975
Civil War - Official Records of Union and Confederate Navies More Info 28,012
Distinguished Conduct Medals More Info 27,199
Mormon Battalion Pension Files More Info 27,101
UK, Navy Lists More Info 26,743
Registro Central de Esclavos More Info 25,090
Rendezvous Reports Index - WWI Armed Guard Personnel More Info 23,408
Spanish-American War Service Records - Florida More Info 23,045
WWII JAG Case Files, Pacific - Navy More Info 19,864
WWI Supreme War Council, American records More Info 19,284
WWI Military Cablegrams - AEF and War Dept More Info 17,261
Australia WWI Military Book Collection More Info 14,118
New Zealand Expeditionary Force Records More Info 12,923
Cherokee Indian Agency (TN) More Info 12,630
Hesse Crown Jewels Court-Martial More Info 12,435
Canada, Widows' Pension Applications for British Military Officers More Info 12,433
War of 1812 Prize Cases, Southern Dist Court, NY More Info 12,133
WWI Officer Experience Reports - AEF More Info 11,145
Ratified Indian Treaties More Info 10,098
Navy Casualty Reports, 1776-1941 More Info 10,050
Danish West Indies - Slavery and Emancipation More Info 9,976
Airmen Died in the Great War More Info 9,514
Boston Public Library Collections More Info 8,467
Final Payment Vouchers - Georgia More Info 8,265
Japanese Air Target Analyses More Info 7,872
Revolutionary War Prize Cases - Captured Vessels More Info 7,670
Revolutionary War Service Records - Navy More Info 7,310
Military Intelligence Division - Negro Subversion More Info 6,940
Board of Commissioners - Emancipation of Slaves in DC More Info 6,203
Civil War - MA 54th Infantry Regiment Records More Info 5,988
Queen's Canadian Military Hospital Registers More Info 5,767
Sec of the Interior - Suppression of Slave Trade and Colonization More Info 5,481
Revolutionary War Manuscript File More Info 4,963
Confederate Casualty Reports More Info 4,751
Rendezvous Reports Index - WWI Naval Auxiliary Service More Info 4,200
WWII Naval Press Clippings More Info 4,199
WWII JAG Case Files, Pacific - Army More Info 3,973
Court Slave Records for DC More Info 3,574
WWII Allied Military Conferences More Info 3,536
Canada, Ledgers of CEF Officers Transferring to Royal Flying Corps More Info 2,448
New York National Guard Shooting Matches More Info 2,263
Revolutionary War Service and Imprisonment Cards More Info 2,222
District of Columbia More Info 2,072
New York Army National Guard Service Cards (Selected) More Info 2,019
US Expeditionary Force, North Russia More Info 2,000
General Orders of Confederate War Dept More Info 1,703
Military Phone Directory More Info 1,673
Bayland Orphan Home Records More Info 1,595
New York 74th Regiment Service Cards More Info 770
Final Payment Vouchers - Delaware More Info 614