Links

http://www.archives.gov/index.html

NARA - The National Archives and Records Administration (NARA) is the nation's record keeper. Those valuable records are preserved and are available to you, whether you want to see if they contain clues about your family’s history, need to prove a veteran’s military service, or are researching an historical topic that interests you.

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http://www.icp.gobierno.pr/programas/archivo-general-de-puerto-rico

Archivo General de Puerto Rico (AGPR) - Puerto Rico's national archive located in San Juan.

 Archivo General de Puerto Rico - AGPR - San Juan, PR

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http://pares.mcu.es/ParesBusquedas/servlets/Control_servlet?accion=0

PARES - Spain's National Archives. This link is to their search engine where you can access some of their vast collections dating back to the 1500's and earlier, including the famous "Catalog of Passangers to the Indies" or "catalogo de pasajeros a indias." 

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http://www.genealogiapr.com/

Sociedad Puertoriqueña de Genealogia - The Puerto Rican Genealogical Society. The island's premier genealogical society.

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www.salud.gov.pr/Servicios-al-Ciudadano/Pages/Registro-Demografico.aspx

 The Puerto Rico Department of Health - New Birth Certificate Information - The government of Puerto Rico has enacted a new law (Law 191 of 2009) aimed at strengthening the issuance and usage of birth certificates to combat fraud and protect the identity and credit of all people born in Puerto Rico. There is also information on ordering birth, marriage, and death certificates. Visit this site to learn the facts and how to order a new birth certificate if these changes apply to you.

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 http://www.koreanwar.org/

The Korean War Project - An excellent site with tons of information on a much forgotten period in our history. If you had a relative who fought and died (KIA), was a prisoner of war (POW), or is still listed as missing in action (MIA) this is the place to start your search. Did you know that they were about 780 Puerto Rican were either killed in action, missing in action, became prisoners of war, or were wounded during the Korean War? You can find them all here.

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