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Links

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Research Websites

Haïti Genealogy Forum (post your Saint-Domingue and Haïti queries here. There are also forums for other islands which can be accessed from this link.)
Généalogie d'Haïti et de Saint-Domingue Rootsweb site for the genealogy of Haiti and Saint-Domingue •CaribGenWeb - links to websites for other islands, including Jamaica, and Cuba
Caribbean Surname Index
AntiguaWeb (good links and a tour of "Betty's Hope" Plantation open-air museum)
CousinsGenWeb (France)
FrancoGene - (the gateway to French-heritage genealogy on the Internet)
FAQs of the french genealogy newsgroup (might help with French research, some interesting links)
U. S. GenWeb (a good place to search for your Saint-Domingue ancestors in the U.S.)
RootsWeb (search by locale or surname)
GeneaNet
JamaicanFamilySearch (Patricia Jackson's site - there is a subscription fee)
Jamaica Genealogy Page (Madeleine Mitchell's page)
Primary Source Documents - (these only deal with Early American History, but the collection is impressive)
Voyages of Discovery (Links to information on the web about voyages of discovery and exploration- exhaustive!)

Society Websites

Généalogie et Histoire de la Caraïbe
South Carolina Historical Society (the papers of the Saint-Domingie Barbot and de Saussure families - search under both names)
Association de Genealogie d'Haïti (online journal and an ongoing extraction project of the civil registers of Haiti from 1795 on - now over 42,000 names!)
France-Louisiane/Franco-Americanie (for the promotion and development of ties with French-speaking America)

Lists and Newsgroups

The Saint-Domingue List (Saint-Domingue-L@rootsweb.com, Maggee Smith, moderator)
The Caribbean List (Caribbean-L@rootsweb.com)
The Cuba List (Cuba-L@rootsweb.com)
The French Genealogy Newsgroups - both French and English versions (french.rec.genealogie and soc.genealogie.french)

Libraries, Archives, and Other Facilities

LouisLibraries (a listing of all public and university libraries in Louisiana)
Nutrias (the New Orleans Public Library and historic archives of the City of New Orleans)
Jefferson Parish Library System (Eastbank Regional Branch Genealogy Room)
Historic New Orleans Collection
Tulane University (Howard Tilton Memorial Library - explore the Latin American Collection)
Louisiana State University (in Baton Rouge; many Saint-Domingue related manuscripts and books in the Hill Memorial Library Special Collections)
Georgetown University (the Michel Marsaudon Papers)
Library of Congress
National Archives
LDS

Maps on the Web

Library of Congress American Memory Page (Map page, search using key words domingue, domingo, cuba, jamaica)
Global Gazetteer (This is a directory of 2,880,532 of the world's cities and towns, sorted by country and linked to a map for each town, by Falling Rain Genomics, Inc.)
A birds-eye view of Haiti
Present-day topo, relief, and street maps (USGS) of Haiti.


Personal and Other Interesting Websites

Isle of Tortuga (good history of the island)
La famille marchande de Butler - Ralph de Butler's website - visit the Saint-Domingue page (interesting photos of planatation ruins and the town church in Haïti)
• Philippe Tabuteau's ancestry
Hurricane Time Line (compiled by Anne Questel)

Search Engines & Utilities

Google.com (search engine) and Google Images, a search engine containing over 150,000,000 images (photos, paintings, drawings, statues, etc)
Dictionary.com (a translator, better than BabelFish)
Converter Calendar (Gilles Hainry's Republican-to-Gregorian, perpetual, and moveable holidays calendars)
oanda.com (a money converter and financial website)


Miscellaneous

InsideNewOrleans.com
Nola.com (both are good websites to explore if you're planning a research or vacation trip to New Orleans)
Canal Street Guesthouse - your hosts, Sam and Kathy Kranzthor (gente muy simpatica!). Reasonable accommodations near all the important genealogy research facilities (New Orleans Public Library, Historic New Orleans Center, Louisiana Historical Center. A streetcar ride away from Tulane University's Howard-Tilton Library (Latin American Collection) and Amistad Collection.

 

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