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American Ancestors (Inside Central Library only)

The Cranston Public Library is an institutional member of the New England Historic Genealogical Society. This membership gives our patrons access inside the Central Library to close to 500 databases with a focus on New England genealogy. 

Due to licensing restrictions American Ancestors is available from inside the Central Library only.

Click here to access American Ancestors.


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