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Migration History, Routes and Trails
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Links to online migration and genealogical sources including maps, popular migration trails and routes, timelines, settlement histories and ethnic migration history.

American Migration - History and Trails
Links and information for United States migration including common routes and trails, wagon trains, steamships, canals, railroads, westward movement, gold rushes and history.

Gazetteers and Historic Maps
Historic maps, topographic maps, railroad maps, battle maps and street maps from around the world to help you with your genealogy research.

How to Locate Your Immigrant Ancestor
Lessons and how-to articles on locating immigration records and documents, as well as information on some of the major immigration research centers.

African Americans - The Great Migration
Links to sites about the Great Migration from African-American history Guide, Jessica McElrath.

The Art of European Migration
This virtual online exhibit presents a collection of images which help to tell the story of the millions of people who moved from Europe to North America during the past millennium.

Books We Own - Genealogy, Migration
A list of resources owned/accessed by volunteers who are willing to look up genealogical information and e-mail or snail mail it to others who request it

Finnish Institute of Migration
Immigration and emigration statistics for Finns and their descendants abroad. Plus internal migration in Finland, a wonderful collection of Finnish migration articles and the Finnish Emigrant Register.

French Migration Resource Center
This site encourages the worldwide exchange of genealogy information about France emigrants and immigrants, in any language. Genealogists can submit queries about individuals migrating from France in any time period for free. A subscription is required to search queries by country, surname, ship name, immigration year, places of origin or destination.

German Migration Resource Center
This site encourages the worldwide exchange of genealogy information about German emigrants and immigrants, in any language. Genealogists can submit queries about individuals migrating from Germany in any time period for free. A subscription is required to search queries by country, surname, ship name, immigration year, places of origin or destination.

History of International Migration
This wonderful site presents timelines for migration around the world from ancient history to present day. For each time period there is a description of the migration movement, causes of migration, consequences of migration and reactions on migration. A don't miss site!

Irish Migration Resouce Center
This site encourages the worldwide exchange of genealogy information about Irish and Scottish emigrants and immigrants, in any language. Genealogists can submit queries about individuals migrating from Ireland & Scotland in any time period for free. A subscription is required to search queries by country, surname, ship name, immigration year, places of origin or destination.

Mexican Migration Project
Facts, statistics, databases and articles, plus a wonderful set of links to more Web sites on Mexican migration.

Migration, an Article from Encarta Encyclopedia
This overview of migration includes definitions, causes, choices of routes and the effects of migration on history and people.

Migrations in History
Migrations in History, an exhibit from the Smithsonian Institution, features the stories and artifacts of migration--what happens when people move, what they take with them, what they leave behind and how they make their new place home.

Ship Passage Routes
A map of the world exhibiting the primary routes taken by oceangoing ships.

When Did Our Ancestors Come From Sweden to Finland
An excellent article on the history of Swedish migration into Finland.

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