Internet Resources - Primary Sources
- Fold3 History & Genealogy Archives
Fold3 provides convenient access to over 5 million original US military records, including stories, photos, and personal documents of the men and women who served. Purchased through funds donated by the Genealogical Society of Santa Cruz County.
Browse related subjects: Archives, Genealogy, Government, History, Names, People, Primary Sources
- Bible, King James Version
From the University of Virginia, this site includes keyword index, is searchable by keyword and gives text of all the verses the search term appears in.
Browse related subjects: Christianity, Primary Sources, Religion
- Government Printing Office
The U.S Government Printing Office (GPO) provides publishing and dissemination services for the official and authentic government publications to Congress, Federal agencies, Federal depository libraries, and the American public.
Browse related subjects: Government, Law, Primary Sources
- Internet Sacred Text Archive
This site consists of "significant primary texts relating to religion and mythology." There are Ancient, Eastern, and Western texts, as well as writings by freethinkers Charles Darwin, Thomas Paine, Mark Twain, Clarence Darrow, and Albert Einstein.
Browse related subjects: Mythology, Primary Sources, Religion
- Repositories of Primary Sources
A listing of over 5000 websites describing holdings of manuscripts, archives, rare books, historical photographs, and other primary sources for the research scholar. All links have been tested for correctness and appropriateness.
Browse related subjects: Archives, Primary Sources
- Where to Write for Vital Records
Published by The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, this page provides links to individual state and territory information sources for vital records such as births, deaths, and marriages.
Browse related subjects: Genealogy, Primary Sources
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Santa Cruz County Flag
The County flag was designed by Ed Penniman, a Soquel resident. In describing the symbolism of the flag design, Mr. Penniman stated that the main symbol of the evergreen tree against a white background represents "reverence for nature and growth, upheld by a foundation of optimism and unity." The five ... [More]