Census Enumerators’ Instructions 
  Cyndi’s List of Genealogy Sites
“…to help point fellow genealogists to responsible, helpful resources…” 
  Genealogy 101
How to get started on the road of genealogy. 
  RootsWeb Guide
“The oldest and largest free genealogy site…” 
  National Genealogical Society
“the premier national society for everyone from the beginner to the most advanced family historian.” 
  Ellis Island
Find information about immigrants who came through Ellis Island. 
  Where to Write for Vital Records
“…we compile statistical information to guide actions and policies to improve the health of our people.” 
  Social Security Death Index 
  US Census Bureau