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ASM Affiliates, Inc.
2034 Corte Del Nogal
Carlsbad, California 92011
Telephone: (760) 804-5757
Fax: (760) 804-5755
E-mail: sstringer@asmaffiliates.com
Contact Person: Sarah Stringer-Bowsher
Research Specialty: Census Records; Labor & Business History/ Transportation/Regulatory Agency Records, RG 115 & 181; Science, Technology, Natural Resources, & Environmental Records.

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

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

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.

Aviation Asbestos Researchers
12867 Bahama Ct
Rancho Cucamonga, CA 91739
Telephone:  (760) 792-7807
E-mail:  researchasbestos@yahoo.com
Contact Person:  Lori Zakaria or Kimberly Lopez
Research Specialty:  Aviation asbestos research in military & civilian recors. Asbestos litigation support: Provide lawfirms with essential records, We do shipyards as well.

BACM Research
264 South LaCienega Blvd #1142
Beverly Hills, CA 90211
Telephone:  (310) 289-2320
Fax:  (310) 289-2320
E-mail:  archivist@paperlessarchives.com
Contact Person:  John Spencer
Research Specialty:  All media types textual documents, photographs, film, video and audio recordings. Custom research and access to pre-compiled popular material and subjects through computer media. Subjects and topics include: African American History, Central Intelligence Agency, CIA CREST, Civil Rights, Civil War, Cold War, Crime, Department of Defense, Federal Bureau of Investigation, Foreign Policy, Korean War, National Security Agency, President Franklin Roosevelt, President Harry Truman, President Dwight Eisenhower, President John Kennedy, President Richard Nixon, President Gerald Ford, President Ronald Reagan, President George H.W. Bush, President George W. Bush, Slavery, Vietnam War, World War I, World War II.

Backwoods Genealogy
19303 Apache Rd
Bend, OR 97702-8984
E-mail:  zoeann@backwoodsGenealogy.com
Contact Person:  Zoe Ann Goold-Smith
Research Specialty:  Oregon

Marge Bitetti
PO Box 77484
Corona, CA 92877-0116
Telephone:  (951) 279-0078
E-mail:  margebitetti@att.net
Contact Person:  Marge Bitetti
Research Specialty:  Early Aviation, OX5, Internet Research, photographs, American-Italian Heritage during WWII, Regional History, Native Americans in California, Biographies.

Robert Wayne Brewer
5876 Christmas Tree Road
Campbellsburg, IN 47108-6371
Telephone:  (812) 883-4724
E-mail:  admjag753@hotmail.com
Contact Person:  Robert W. Brewer
Research Specialty:  Veterans and military archives; military records of described units, branches, locations of such records at time of enlistment of service.

COS Inc.
16560 Harbor Boulevard Ste A
Fountain Valley, CA 92708-1382
Telephone:  (714) 418-0130
Fax:  (714) 418-0137
E-mail:  fleetsafety@centraldrugsystem.com
Contact Person:  David Raley
Research Specialty:  Background searches; federal transportation regulations

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.

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.

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

English Research Services Inc.
P.O. Box 3042
Chino Hills, CA 91709
Telephone:  (951) 328-9995
Fax:  (951) 328-9997
E-mail:  order@english-research.com
Contact Person:  Ana Marrero
Research Specialty:  Courts records-civil, criminal and bankruptcy, State and Federal Document Research and Retrieval; complex litigation research.

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.

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.

Heritage Preservation Consultants
P.O. Box 80142
Rancho Santa Margarita, California 92688
Telephone:  (949) 709-5046
E-mail:  brentdjohnson@gmail.com
Contact Person: Brent D. Johnson
Research Specialty:  Provides litigation support and historical research services by retrieving documents from state and federal archives, including the National Archives in Laguna Niguel; the California Historical Resources Information System; the Center for Oral and Public History, Cal State Fullerton,and a number of public and private archives throughout Southern California.

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

International Mortgage Global Systems, Inc.
23679 Calabasas Road 371
Calabasas, CA 91302-1502
Telephone:  (818) 591-8367
Fax:  (818) 591-7509
E-mail:  rs@mortgageandfinancial.com
Contact Person:  Robert Sherman
Research Specialty:  Macro-economics

Kris Kaszuba
3857 Pell Place, Suite 301
San Diego, CA 92130-4141
Telephone:  (858) 353-6279
E-mail:  kris002@hotmail.com
Contact Person:  Kris Kaszuba
Research Specialty:  Immigration and Naturalization Records, Military Records, Service Records, Morning Reports, Personnel Files, DD214, Unit rosters, Payroll records, Medical Records, Family Genealogy, Citizenship Records

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!

Mark Leutbecker, Nicklason Research Associates
2217 N. Harrison Street
Arlington, Virginia 22205
Telephone:  (703) 536-5180
Fax:  (703)536-5180
E-mail:  mleutbecker@nicklason.com
Contact Person:  Mark Leutbecker
Research Specialty:  Army, Navy, civilian, cartographic, photographic, Native American, environmental, judicial, Congressional, business, court records.

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

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

Nicklason Research Associates (ML)
2217 N Harrison Street
Arlington, VA 22205-3147
Telephone:  (703) 536-5180
Fax:  (703) 536-5180
E-mail:  nicklasonres1@msn.com
Contact Person:  Mark Leutbecker
Research Specialty:  Civil Depts & Agencies; Old & Modern Military; Cartographics; Still Pictures; Native Americans; Environmental; Judicial; Congressional

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.

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

SHRA: Stevens Historical Research Associates
500 W. Idaho St. Suite 202
Boise, Idaho 83702
Telephone:  (208) 850-1553
E-mail:  jenniferstevens@shraboise.com
Contact Person:  Jennifer Stevens, Ph.D.
Research Specialty:  Environmental issues including land use, water rights, Indian history, superfund, reclamation, general land office, forest service, roads, and others RG 49, RG 75, RG 115, RG 48, RG 57, RG 95, others.

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:  (301) 625-8937
E-mail:  gscmmurphy@verizon.net
Contact Person:  Sonia Murphy
Research Specialty:  Bureau of Ships (RG 19); State Department (RGs 59, 84); FBI (RG 65); Alien Property (RG 131); Maritime (RG 178); War Production Board (RG 179); Naval Installations (RG 181); War Manpower (RG 188); OSS (RG 226); RFC (RG 234); CIA (RG 263)

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

Pamela A. Weisberger
630 22nd Street
Santa Monica, CA 90402-3122
Telephone:  (310) 451-9844
Fax:  (310) 451-2727
E-mail:  pweisberger@hotmail.com
Contact Person:  Pamela A. Weisberger
Research Specialty:  Jewish genealogical research pertaining to Eastern Europe, New York City, Los Angeles; Census and vital records; Ship passenger lists; court records; cemeteries; oral history videos; historical newspaper research; city directories


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