- Germany, Topographic Maps, 1860-1965 – Ancestry.com Topografische Karten Deutschlands, 1860-1965
- Meyer's Gazetteer Meyer's Orts in English and searchable!
- The Atlas des Deutschen Reichs by Ludwig Ravenstein Besides Germany, the maps of this atlas also covers portions of other bordering countries. An overview map showing the full area covered by the Atlas can be found on the title page.
- Genealogy.net Use a browser translator for the German site, the English version is incomplete.
- Cyndi's List
- FamilySearch.org Wiki A wonderful resource that provides background and links to resources.
- Chronicling America Free! U.S. Library of Congress website.
- Elephind Free! Over 2700 newspaper titles.
- The Ancestor Hunt Free! A constantly growing list of online newspaper links.