Genealogy & Local History

Alliance Memory - Featuring sights, sounds, and recollections of the Alliance community, Alliance Memory offers over 3,000 images, interviews, and documents

Alliance History Blog - Short stories about Alliance's past as written by staff members of Rodman Public Library and the Alliance Historical Society

The Alliance Review (pilot project) - The Alliance Review Collection is a pilot project and includes the years 1916-1920. This project is administered by Rodman Public Library through Ohio History Connection (Ohio Memory) and is supported by Dix Communications with financial support from the Baker Family.

Alliance Index - Search the Alliance Index for obituary, marriage, and newspaper article citations from The Alliance Review

Oral Histories of Alliance - Audio interviews of Alliance residents conducted from the 1950s through 1990s and video interviews from 2006 to present

Red and Blue - Red and Blue is the student newspaper of Alliance High School. This online collection contains incomplete issues from the 1920s through the 1960s.

The Alliance Genealogical Society (TAGS) - Research families from the Alliance, Ohio area.

Sanborn Fire Insurance Maps - Sanborn Historic Maps are large scale street plans produced by the Sanborn Fire Insurance company from 1867 to 1970.

Ancestry Library Edition - One of the most comprehensive genealogy databases available. This database is NOT available for home access. Please come to the Main Library or Branch for access.

HeritageQuest OnlineHome access- This database offers access to Census images, Revolutionary War records, genealogy books, and more. Rodman Library card required for home access.

Stark County Resources:

Newspaper Indexes to Obituaries in Northeast Ohio:

More genealogical sources can be found on our Additional Sites for Genealogists page.