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Independent Researchers for Hire

Researchers Specializing in Records held in NARA's Kansas City facility and the Harry S. Truman Library and Museum *

A1 Positive Thought
PO Box 13877
Tallahassee, Florida 32317-3877
E-mail:  jacnrg@gmail.com
Contact Person:  Jan A Campbell
Research Specialty:  Military Records and Awards (Revolutionary War, War of 1812, Indian Wars/Treaties, Civil War, World War I, World War II, Korea, Vietnam), Pensions, VA benefits, NARA Records and Bounty Land, Native American Lineage Research including Dawes rolls. Genealogy and Family History Records including Census, Birth/Marriage/Death, Vital Records, Wills and Voter records. Passports, Immigration, Emigration and Naturalization records. Ancestry.com Family Trees, Pedigree Charts, and Photographs. Preparation of lineage society applications for DAR, SAR, and Tribal citizenship by descent. Searches of International, National and State Digital Archives, and University Libraries. On-site searches of Florida, Georgia and Alabama Archives and electronic records. Reasonable rates.

Aarquives Unlimited, LLC
300 South Jenison Avenue
Lansing, MI 48915-1130
Telephone:  (517) 743-4733
E-mail:  info@aarquives.com
Contact Person:  G. Russell Overton
Research Specialty:  Native American relations; diplomatic records; Congressional records; Labor & business; environmental & natural resources; federal courts

A Good Researcher
8426 Clint Drive #238
Belton, Missouri 64012
Telephone:  (816) 377-3750
E-mail:  johnstegner@agoodresearcher.com
Contact Person:  John Stegner
Research Specialty: Access to Harry S. Truman Presidential Library and Museum, access to other Presidential Libraries and Museums upon request, custom research.

Advanced Research Solutions!
821 1/2 West Market Street
Orrville, OH 44667-1830
Telephone:  (330) 347-9582
E-mail:  jchakey@hotmail.com
Contact Person: : Jason Chakey
Research Specialty:  World War II; Ufology; Military history; religion; statistics

Alana Dawn Adams
2 Crestview Avenue Apartment 1
Harrison, AR 72601-1900
Telephone:  (870) 741-0776
E-mail:  alano_dc@hotmail.com
Contact Person:  Robert Adams
Research Specialty:  Grants for Congressman John Boozman's Office, for city and county agencies, and for private individuals; Civil and Constitutional law; Genealogy

Beacon Hill Research Institute, Inc.
P.O. 6992
Lee's Summit, MO 64064
Telephone:  (816) 590-6821
E-mail:  pwc088@comcast.net
Contact Person: Dr. Peter Connors
Research Specialty:  Any/all political or military issues; Access to: 1. Harry S. Truman Library; 2. US Army Combined Arms Research Library, Fort Leavenworth.

BJ Alderman
211 E 79th Terrace
Kansas City, MO 64114
Telephone:  (816) 824-8071
E-mail:  luvdale884@gmail.com
Contact Person:  BJ Anderson
Research Specialty:  Truman Library, Eisenhower Library, Clinton Center, Civil War, WWII, WWI, Native Americans, westward expansion, transportation, manufacturing, history of individuals, groups, organizations, businesses, historic photographs, lawmen, outlaws, litigation, court cases, the arts, science, technology, Federal government, state government, local government, maps, architectural drawings, films.

Dr. John Arnold
1316 Queen Street, Ste. 2000
Alexandria, VA 22314-2406
Telephone:  (703) 684-4636
Fax:  (703) 684-7335
E-mail:  seek@nicom.com
Contact Person:  NICOM, Inc.
Research Specialty:  Experienced specialists in all areas of military and civil records; archival research.

The Center for African American Genealogical Research, Inc. (CAAGRI)
225 Industrial Court, Suite 100
Fredericksburg, VA 22408
Telephone:  (540) 785-9925
E-mail:  research@caagri.org
Contact Person:  Cynthia Campbell
Research Specialty:  African American, Native American, Census, Military, Court Records, Genealogy and Family History, Civil War, Slavery.

Michael Cawvey, American Legion Post 1
1411 E 2nd Street, Post Office Box 50792
Tulsa, OK 74150-0792
Telephone:  (918) 639-5739
Fax:  (918) 584-4423
E-mail:  tulsapost1@aol.com
Contact Person:  Michael Cawvey
Research Specialty:  Military records; service records; VA records

DCW & Associates
7400 Center Avenue, Suite 209
Huntington Beach, CA 92647
Telephone:  (800) 899-0442
Fax:  (714) 892-3543
E-mail:  courtresearch@dcwpi.com
Contact Person:  Dave Williams
Research Specialty:  Document Retrieval and Review: Civil and Criminal Court records; bankruptcy records; archived records; county, state & federal records. National research company comprised of former federal investigators.

Data Retrieval Services, Inc.
P.O. Box 1600
Jasper, Georgia 30143
Telephone:  (800) 250-1665
Fax:  (877) 389-5822
E-mail:  donnieeast@drsofga.com
Contact Person:  Donnie East
Research Specialty:  Bankruptcy, Civil, Criminal from all Courts nationwide.

Mary Clement Douglass
259 N. Kansas Ave.
Salina, Kansas 67401-8514
Telephone:  (785) 827-8029
E-mail:  mdoug_hm@yahoo.com
Contact Person:  Mary Clement Douglass
Research Specialty:  Kansas and Eisenhower Presidential Library, Abilene, Kansas

Robert Duckham
9401 Owings Heights Circle 102
Owings Mills, MD 21117-6108
Telephone:  (410) 356-6076
E-mail:  duckham@comcast.net
Contact Person:  Robert Duckham
Research Specialty:  20th Century documents

Extended Families
1305 W Birmingham Street
Broken Arrow, OK 74011-3036
Telephone:  (918) 812-0820
E-mail:  lawhursh@msn.com
Contact Person:  Tracy Hursh
Research Specialty:  Genealogical

Christine Gardner
PO Box 272296
Boca Raton, FL 33427-2296
Telephone:  (561) 392-0797
E-mail:  humifish@hotmail.com
Contact Person:  Christine Gardner
Research Specialty:  Military records - Vietnam War only, draft registration, military service records, textual records/material & still pictures.

Global Researchers
5801-F Nottoway Ct.
Raleigh, North Carolina 27609
Telephone:  (919) 500-6097
E-mail:  steven@globalresearchers.org
Contact Person:  Steve Hopkins
Research Specialty:  Intelligence, Military, Science, Inventions, Environmental Records, unexplained recorded occurrences.

Great Plains Research c/o Dr. John E. Taylor
3129 SW Damon Lane
Lees Summit, MO 64082
Telephone:  (816) 554-4529
Fax:  (816) 554-4582 E-mail:  trumanresearcher@gmail.com
Contact Person:  Dr. Jon E. Taylor
Research Specialty:  The Papers of Harry S. Truman and any collection housed at the Harry S. Truman Library and Museum. The collections that are housed at the Central Plains Regional branch in Kansas City, MO, including, but not limited to, Federal Court Records.

J. Marie Green
6330 Newtown Circle Apt B1
Tampa, FL 33615-3621
Telephone:  (813) 854-3243
E-mail:  jmarie0604@verizon.net
Contact Person:  J. Marie Green
Research Specialty:  Independent Scholar, Historian, African American History, Slavery, Reconstruction, WWI and WWII African American Soldiers, Courts-Martial UCMJ Records, Former Military Paralegal, Cemetery Preservation, Historical Surverys, African American Genealogy.

The Hannah Family Foundation
Box 27
Point Lookout, MO 65726
Telephone:  (866) 523-2993 or (480) 778-0459
Fax:  given upon request
E-mail:  thehannahfamilyfoundation@safe-mail.net
E-mail:  hannahfamilyfoundation@gmail.com
Contact Person:  M. L. 'Mel' Gentry
Research Specialty:  Little Shell Nation, Family genealogy, Turnbo papers Silas Turnbo, Historical data, maps, Native Indigenous American Indians, Military Records.

Jim Heddell
4048 Barker Rd
West Valley City, UT 84119
Telephone:  (801) 215-9409
E-mail:  research@genealogists.com
Contact Person:  Jim Heddell
Research Specialty:  We have over 200 professional genealogists located around the world and specialize in providing documents from over 600 archives and libraries around the world.

History Associates Incorporated
300 North Stonestreet Avenue
Rockville, MD 20850-1655
Telephone:  (301) 279-9697
Fax:  (301) 279-9224
E-mail:  hai@historyassociates.com
Contact Person:  Mike Reis
Research Specialty:  African American history; asbestos, census, Congressional, and court records; Coast Guard/Lighthouse/Customs records; Diplomatic and Intelligence records; Labor & Business History/Transportation records; military records; Native American Relations records

History Piquette LLC
2399 White Oak Trail
Oregon, Wisconsin 53575
Telephone:  (608) 843-6633
E-mail:  chief@historypiquette.com
Contact Person:  Gregory T. Smith, Chief Investigator
Research Specialty:  General Research, Military, Declassified Documents, Corporation History, Congressional Research, Aviation Research, FAA/NTSB, Naval, Maritime, Coast Guard, Harbor. Transportation, Film and Still photography.

Inlumino Assets Research, LLC
P.O. Box 702
McLean, VA 22101
Telephone:  (703) 786-0741
E-mail:  imartin@inluminoresearch.com
Contact Person:  Inga Martin
Research Specialty:  Newspapers, History

J.P.G. Historic Investigative Research
P.O. Box 305
Deadwood, SD 57732
Telephone:  (605) 892-2203
E-mail:  history1876@aol.com
Contact Person:  Jeannine Guern
Research Specialty: family history, in S.D. not genealogy exclusively, Black Hills, S.D. history, cemeteries

KC Court Research Inc.
P.O. Box 4288
Olathe, KS 66063
Telephone:  (913) 239-8995
Fax:  (913) 239-9901
E-mail:  kccourt@kc.rr.com
Contact Person:  Debbie McWatters
Research Specialty:  Any search or retrieval needs

Deborah Kemp, SPHR
E-mail: deborah@deborahkemp.com
Contact Person: Deborah Kemp
Research Specialty: Military (20th century); Presidential Libraries " Museums (Truman, Eisenhower, Hoover); Legal/Business Locations:  Kansas, Missouri, Iowa and Nebraska; in addition, College Park, MD NARA and St. Louis, MO NPRC

Kitchen Table History
1305 SW Clay #1
Topeka, KS 66604
E-mail:  drppearson@yahoo.com
E-mail:  ictblackhistory@gmail.com
Contact Person:  Donna Rae Pearson
Research Specialty:  Kansas African American History, Census Records, African American Genealogy and Family History, Photographs, Kansas African American migrations, Kansas African American Settlements

Joan Kusek
9640 Walmer
Overland Park, KS 66212-1554
Telephone:  (913) 213-3550
E-mail:  vntgprdcts@gmail.com
Contact Person:  Joan Kusek
Research Specialty:  Census, Naturalization, War Records, Native American Land Records; Circuit, District Court Records, Criminial Records, Civil War, War of 1812, Revolutionary War, passenger lists.

Legal Document Retrieval & Research, Inc.
308 Main Street, Suite 300
Houston, Texas 77002
Telephone:  (800) 487-2245 or (713) 222-2244
Fax:  (888) 222-0304
E-mail:  legaldocusa@aol.com
Contact Person:  Roger Guy
Research Specialty:  Retrieve copies of closed files from Archives and all governmental agencies. Digital and hard copies of CV, BK, CR from all courts. Lien & Title search. Individual & Commercial asset search. Complete Service of Process statewide and abroad. Great Service since 1979!

Littlefield Historical Research
6207 Snake Road
Oakland, California 94611
Telephone:  (510) 339-1017
E-mail:  drl@littlefieldhistoricalresearch.com
Contact Person:  Doug Littlefield
Research Specialty:  Water rights, navigabililty, Native American, environmental land use, mining, rivers, forests, public lands, national parks, boundaries, interstate conflicts, transportation, census, toxic waste

Jeff Mackey
10241 W. 56 Terrace
Merriam, KS 66203
Telephone:  (785) 272-2664
E-mail:  mackey.jeff@ymail.com
Contact Person:  Jeff Mackey
Research Specialty:  Cold War, Congressional Records, Census Records, Court Records, Lighthouse\Customs Records, Genealogy and Family History, Immigration, Emigration and Naturalization, President Nixon.

Tangela L. Mingo
10930 NW 14th Ave #A10
Miami, Florida 33167
Telephone:  (786) 350-0381 or (305) 696-2255
E-mail:  tangemin@yahoo.com
Contact Person:  Tangela L. Mingo
Research Specialty:  Economic Finance, International Finance/Comparative

MLL Consulting, L.L.C.
8606 Battailles Court
Annandale, VA 22003
Telephone:  (202)415-1321 or (703)503-5531
Fax:  (703) 503-5531
E-mail:  mll_consulting@yahoo.com
E-mail:  footnote53@aol.com
Contact Person:  Michael L. Lawson, Ph.D.
Research Specialty:  General Research, Specific Document Search and Retrieval, Business Records, Census Records, Civilian Records, Congressional Records, Corps of Engineers Records, Court Records, Military Records, Environmental, Land and Water Rights, Native American Relations (RG75 and RG 48), Tribal History and Genealogy, Natural Resources, Presidential Libraries, Federal Records Centers. 40 Years Experience. Negotiable Rates.

Morgan, Angel, and Associates
1601 Connecticut Avenue NW Suite 600
Washington, DC 20009-1049
Telephone:  (202) 265-1833
Fax:  (202) 265-8022
E-mail:  mike@morganangel.com
Contact Person:  Michael Lawson
Research Specialty:  Native American issues and claims, federal Indian policy, tribal history and genealogy; primarily Record Groups 48 and 75

Obama Eduvision Corporation; Doris A. Thomas, M.Ed.
4914 Cottage Street
Philadelphia, PA 19124
Telephone:  (215) 807-1885
Fax:  (215) 807-1885
E-mail:  sjinnovative07@yahoo.com
Contact Person:  Ms. Doris Thomas
Research Specialty:  Military Records for United States Armed Forces: Army, Navy, Air Forces, Marines, National Guard, Coast Guard, National Personnel Records Center, Mental Health Records, Medical Evidence.

Record Click LLC
123 E Main St Ste. 2 PMB 105
Denville, NJ 07834
Telephone:  1-866-632-9291
E-mail:  info@recordclick.com
Contact Person:  Elizabeth Khan
Research Specialty:  Ancestral Research, Find Family, Heir Searching, DNA Family Tree, Adoption Research, Military Research, also citizenship by descent applications.

Rev. Sonja Flye Oliver
341 S. 12th Street
Purcellville, VA 20132-3388
Telephone:  (540) 338-9398
E-mail:  SonjaOliver@msn.com
Contact Person:  Sonja Oliver
Research Specialty:  Available for research in Kansas and Virginia; specialize in adoption, foster care, and obituary look up

PSW Research
6545 Tanager Lane
Eden Prairie, MN 55346-1813
Telephone: (651) 503-4803
E-mail: PSWResearch@comcast.net
Contact Person:  Paula Stuart Warren, CGRS
Research Specialty:  American Indian, federal Census; Midwestern & Plains states; textual records; 19th and 20th century

Reidy Historical Consulting
11942 Charlotte
Kansas City, MO 64146
Telephone:  (228) 249-1927
E-mail:  reidyhistoricalconsulting.com
Contact Person:  Tim Reidy
Research Specialty:  Military Records, Genealogy and Family Records, HAB/SHAER Record Group, Photographs and Pictures.

Schneden Genealogical & Historical Research
625 East Acorn Street
Gardner, KS 66030
Telephone: (913) 660-0656
E-mail: bschneden@gmail.com
Contact Person: Brian Schneden (APG Member) Research Specialty: Medical Health History, Germanic Genealogy, Immigration/Emigration Dithmarschen, Schleswig Holstein Germany

John Schuttler
2306 45th Ave.
Greeley, CO
Telephone:  (970) 405-9867
E-mail:  schuttlerj@hotmail.com.
Contact Person:  John Schuttler
Research Specialty:  Land, Environmental Issues, Corporate History, Native American, Legal Research

Stenger Historica
9506 Dabney Court
Fredericksburg, VA 22408-7744
Telephone:   (540) 834-0684
E-mail:   stengerhistorica@gmail.com
Contact Person:   Dieter Stenger
Research Specialty:   Captured German records including SS, SA, NSKK, RUSNA and NSDAP files, all personnel records for officers and enlisted, and all combat formations/unit records of the army and SS, and all records of the SS. Fluent in German. Translation Services Available.

Stirling Consulting
48 Alexis Lane
Coupeville, WA 98239
Telephone:  (360) 678-1934
E-mail:  stirlingconsulting@frontier.com
Contact Person:  Dale A. Stirling
Research Specialty:  Navigability, Hazardous Waste, Pollution, Environmental Assessment, PRP Searches, Insurance.

Sunshine Historical Research
613 Blick Drive
Colesville, MD 20904-2904
Telephone: (240) 595-3681
E-mail: gscmmurphy@verizon.net
Contact Person: Greg Murphy
Research Specialty:  Cold War, Diplomatic Records, Intelligence, Presidential Libraries

Taylor & Hammel LLC - A Litigation and Environmental Research Firm
1240 N. Pitt Street, Suite 200
Alexandria, VA 22314
Telephone:  (703) 822-4658
Fax:  (703) 842-8656
E-mail:  johntaylor@taylorhammel.com
Contact Person:  John Taylor - Senior Researcher
Research Specialty:  Environmental and Legal Research; Asbestos; Captured German Records; Cold War; Congressional Records; Court Records; Diplomatic Records; Immigration, Emigration & Naturalization; Labor & Business History; Military Records; Native American Relations Records; Navy Records; President Nixon Records; Science, Technology, Natural Resources and the Environment Records; Audio/Sound Recordings; Cartographic/Architectural/Ships Plans Records; Film & Video Recordings; Photographs and Pictures

Touchstone Research Group, LLC
244 5th Avenue, Suite 2571
New York, NY 10001-7604
Telephone:  (800) 283-3214
Fax:  (646) 530-8701
E-mail:  info@touchstoneresearchgroup.com
Contact Person:  William Hammond, Director
Research Specialty:  Touchstone is one of the largest research firms for military records at NPRC. Our on-site researchers have successfully retrieved thousands of veterans' records from that facility and retrieves more records for veterans per week than any other firm. DD214s, OMPF, 201 Files, Military Medical Records. Bonded and insured services to acquire your military service records with offices in St. Louis MO, Denver CO, Millington TN, Quantico VA, Kansas City MO, and researchers at other military records repositories nationwide.

Udrea Research
5924 South Quincy Place
Tulsa, OK 74105
Telephone:  (918) 409-0374
Fax:  ((918) 779-7648
E-mail:  shaun@udrearesearch.net
Contact Person:  Shaun S. Udrea
Research Specialty:  I'm a full research company based out of Tulsa, OK.

John H. Whitfield/Aritel
10 Sunset Drive
Tallassee, AL 36078-1230
Telephone:  (334) 283-4100
E-mail:  JohnCar@att.net
Contact Person:  John H. Whitfield
Research Specialty:  African-American historical and genealogical research-early colonial to 20th century; military experience-American and African American, 1700s to present; Civil War research-pension records search and analysis; antebellum slavery specialities - individual and family research.


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