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Librarian-Approved Resources for Local History Research
Decatur Public Library's Newspaper Archive
Keyword search digitized newspapers from Morgan, Limestone, and Madison Counties.
Digital Collections of the University of Alabama in Huntsville
UAH Digital Collections provides online access to unique material from the University of Alabama in Huntsville Archives and Special Collections, a unit of the M. Louis Salmon Library. This searchable database includes material such as audio recordings, typescripts, photographs, college publications, and more.
THE ENCYCLOPEDIA OF ALABAMA
A free, online resource on Alabama history, culture, geography, and natural environment. This site offers articles on Alabama's famous people, historic events, sports, art, literature, industry, government, plant and animal life, agriculture, recreation, and so much more.