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History & Genealogy

African American History

Explore the full spectrum of African-American history and culture


Search billions of records and discover your family's roots with our Library Edition subscription.

Access is available on Beaufort County Library computers only (not available from home).

BDC Blog

Focusing on local history, Gullah culture, genealogy, natural history,and archaeology of lowcountry South Carolina's historic Beaufort, Hampton and Jasper counties.

Biography (Gale)

Biographical and contextual information on notable people throughout history

Chronicling America

Credo Reference

Over 600 subject-specific reference books, images, and videos

Culture Grams

State and Country reports that provide snapshots of other cultures

History Reference Center

U.S. and world history articles, videos, and historical documents

Masterfile Premier

Large collection of periodicals, reference books and more covering a wide range of general interest topics

PebbleGo Next

For grades 3-5. Actors, American Indians, Explorers, Scientists, and Women are a few categories found in this content rich resource.

Study SC

Know where you live! Includes links to SC related topics, multimedia, primary documents, and more.

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