Requests for a research appointment or information on a person, home or business can be made via the Local History Information request form.
For any further questions please contact Jakki Malnar: Local History Librarian 734-246-8357
Cemetery Indexes for: Oakwood Cemetery, Our Lady of Mount Carmel, Bloomdale, Westmound Methodist Church, Oak Ridge, Elmwood, Mt. Elliot, Oak Grove, Goldenridge, Oakdale, St. Francis Xavier, Mt. Calvary (St. Mary's), Woodmere (limited years), and Church Cemetery (Taylor)
City Directories: Polk (sporadic holdings from 1898-1998), Bressers (1980s-present)
Local History Index: Search our card catalog for information by Subject or Personal Name.
Newspapers Available on Microfilm: Detroit Free Press July 15, 1859- Feb 16, 1866, Wyandotte Herald 1895-1943, Wyandotte News Herald 1944- Present, Wyandotte Independent 3/8/1987-7/28/1990, Wyandotte News 10/24/1923-6/2/1967, Wyandotte Tribune 10/26/1939-10/5/1961
Historic Periodicals: 82 different publications. A large portion are employee newsletters from local industry. A finding aid of all periodicals held can be found here.
Photographs: 8,000 plus digitized historic photographs. Contact Jakki Malnar for an appointment to view photographs.
Scrapbooks: 300 Scrapbooks of clippings from local papers, arranged by subject.
Thon Funeral Home Records Microfilm: 1921-1995
Wyandotte Death Records Available on Microfilm: Ford City (1906-1922), Wyandotte 1897-1998
Yearbooks: Our Lady of Mount Carmel (sporadic holdings), Wyandotte High and Roosevelt High School 1898-present (We are missing 1900-1920, 1926, 1929, 1930)
Explore your family history with the premier collection of U.S. obituaries and death notices for in-depth genealogical research from 1824 – today. Includes deep coverage from all 50 states, hard-to-find content from the mid 1900’s, and original obituary images. Access is available 24/7.This database includes obituaries from the Detroit News 1873 to present.