District of Columbia For Further Reading
- Eales, Anne Bruner, and Robert M. Kvasnicka, eds. Guide to Genealogical Research in the National Archives of the United States, 3rd ed. Washington, D.C.: National Archives and Records Service, 2000. (FHL 973 J53e; FHL 6051414 has the 1983 edition.) Excellent listing and description of how to use genealogical material available at the National Archives.
- Hall, H. Byron. Lest We Forget: A Guide to Genealogical Research in the Nation's Capital. Annondale, Virginia: 1992. (FHL Collection Book 975.3 D27b 1992).
- Pippenenger, Wesley E. District of Columbia Ancestors: A Guide to Records of the District of Columbia. Westminster, Maryland: 1997. (FHL Collection Book 975.3 D23p).
Another helpful source is:
- Eichholz, Alice, ed. Ancestry's Red Book: American State, County, and Town Sources, 3rd ed. Salt Lake City: Ancestry, 2004. (FHL 973 D27rb 2004.) Contains bibliographies and background information on history and ethnic groups. Also contains maps and tables showing when each county was created.