Tidewater Area (Virginia)

Norfolk and Portsmouth City Directories (1851-1931) – “These city directories are great resources of information about Norfolk, Berkley, and Portsmouth from the 1850s to 1931.  The older city directories list individuals living in Norfolk and Portsmouth as well as local businesses. In most cases, the entries include home, work, and some family information.” (website)

Norfolk Public Library (Va.) Digital Collections — “These collections are part of the City of Norfolk’s local history and genealogy collection at the Norfolk Public Library.  They include books, photographs, audio, video, documents and materials in other formats relating to Norfolk, the surrounding Greater Hampton Roads Region, the state of Virginia, and the northeastern section of North Carolina, including the Outer Banks.” Recommended citation: “Sargeant Memorial Collection – Norfolk Public Library.” (website, Sargeant Memorial Collection-Norfolk Public Library’s Digital Collections)