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Books & Media
The collections held at the Bolger Heritage Center of the Ridgewood Public Library cover resources relevant to genealogy, New Jersey history, Bergen County and the Village of Ridgewood.
Partner with the Ridgewood Public Library: See for indexes, patron assistants, programs, and more.
Library and Archives, Ciarco Learning Center, 355 Main Street Hackensack, NJ, 07601
Brief history of Bergen County and its 70 municipalties.
Compiled by Maria (Ree) Pratt Hopper
Compiled by BHC
Bergen County History, Preservation & Library Sites
History of Bergen County and resources
List Serv for Bergen County history and genealogy
The Elizabeth A. Beam Local History and Genealogy Library at Lambert Castle
Insights into early Dutch ancestors
Non-profit organization providing resources and information on Rockland County genealogy.
The Rockland Room has the largest collection of printed histories of Rockland County and its communities.
Official research center for public records of NJ.
An immersive, user-centered information portal of NJ history.
1914-present day, NJ Department of Health
Founded in 1921, focuses on the preservation of NJ family history.
List of directories at the New Jersey State Library
Identify when a photographer was active.
Index to Princeton's collection with images available for pre-1923 maps, click on links in this spreadsheet
Information about early churches in New Jersey
The bulk of the records have been donated by the GSNJ and the NJ State Society of the Daughters of the American Revolution.
NJ Historical Society has an extensive archives and library
Listings include properties and historic districts in NJ.
Current census statistics