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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.

ABC Legal Services, Inc.
516 3rd Avenue Room C605
Seattle , WA 98104-2385
Telephone:  (206) 839-1196
E-mail:  research@abclegal.com
Contact Person: Kris Andrick
Research Specialty: Court records, bankruptcy, civil, criminal, background, real property/title records

Access/Information Inc.
234 Columbine Street Suite 310
Denver, CO 80206-4711
Telephone:  (800) 827-7607 or (303)-778-7677
Fax:  (303) 778-7691
E-mail:  ai@access-information.com
Contact Person:  Wanda McDavid
Research Specialty: Document retrieval related to U.S. District Court and U.S. Court of Appeals, archived records and other federal agency/department public records. We specialize in research services for the legal and business communities.

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

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.

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

MUSA Roland Bertrand
1279 East 48th Street
Brooklyn, NY 11234-2101
E-mail:  rolandbertrand@hotmail.com
Contact Person: MUSA Roland Bertrand
Research Specialty:  Historical topics, art interest, family history and experiences

Claudia Breland
27115 212th Pl SE
Maple Valley, WA 98038
Telephone:  (425) 443-2968
E-mail:  ccbreland@comcast.net
Contact Person:  Claudia Breland
Research Specialty:  Census, land, naturalization records, Seattle + Pacific Northwest

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.

Kathie M. Donahue, AG
PO Box 336
Odessa, WA 99159-0336
Telephone: (509) 982-2879
Fax:  509-271-0088
E-mail: kdonahue@centurytel.net
Contact Person: Kathie M. Donahue
Research Specialty:American Indian

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

Pam Earle
2104 Alki Avenue SW 406
Seattle, WA 98116-1801
Telephone:  (206) 938-9565
Fax: (206) 938-9565
E-mail:  letslinkine@aol.com
Contact Person: Pam Earle
Research Specialty:  Freelance researcher

Factual Research Company
PO Box 247
Seaview, WA 98644-0247
Telephone:  (206) 849-7079
E-mail:  trisha@factualresearch.com
Contact Person:  Trisha Rizea Streff
Research Specialty:  complex litigation, environmental litigation (travel costs may apply)

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.

Kathy Grace
Post Office Box 282
Altoona, AL 35952-0282
Telephone:  (205) 446-1826
E-mail:  kathygrace662000@yahoo.com
Contact Person:  Kathy Grace
Research Specialty:  Military records

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 Research Center, Ltd.
Post Office Box 9316
Missoula, MT 59807-9316
Telephone:  (406) 721-1913
Fax:  (406) 721-4220
E-mail:  heritage@montana.com
Contact Person:  Gary D. Williams
Research Specialty:  Litigation support; natural resources and the environment; Congressional, court, and military records; Native American relations records; business history and relationships with government

HistInt Archival Research
16-1070 Miller Road
Bowen Island
BC, Canada VON 1G1
E-mail:  info@histint.org
Contact Person:  Adrian O'Sullivan
Research Specialty:  Intelligence History, Military History, Diplomatic History, Third Reich/Nazi History; all 20th Century!!

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 Mint
P.O. Box 8795
Moscow, ID 83843
Telephone:  (208) 301-3528
E-mail:  luke@historymint.com
Contact Person:  Luke Sprague, MA
Research Specialty:  Tract Books, Census, Military History, Native American, Independent Researcher

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
PO Box 305
Deadwood, SD 57732
Telephone:  (605) 892-2203 or (605) 578-1086
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.

Look & Listen
2908 South Jackson St.
Seattle, WA 98144-2523
Telephone:  (215) 534-1049
E-mail:  shelly.leavens@gmail.com
Contact Person:  Shelly Leavens
Research Specialty: Oral history; audio & video recordings; architectural history & property ownership; cemetery research; Scandinavian languages, esp. Swedish; German; maritime

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!

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.

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

Rosanna Martinez
P.O.Box 347751
Coral Gables, FL
Telephone:  (305) 389-9134
E-mail:  rosannamartinez@yahoo.com
Contact Person:  Rosanna Martinez
Research Specialty:  General Research. All subjects. Research in Spanish, Russian and English.

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

Jill Morelli
1220 Olympic Way West
Telephone:  (206) 724-8574
E-mail:  genealogycertification.wordpress.com
Contact Person:  Jill Morelli
Research Specialty:  Northwest, midwest, Nordic, Ostfriesen, house history, writing lecturer, Civil War

Patricia Hackett Nicola, Certified Genealogist
2908 27th Avenue West
Seattle, WA 98199-2853
Telephone:  (206) 284-5232
Fax:  (206) 284-5232
E-mail:  phn@familytraces.com
Contact Person:  Patricia "Trish" Nicola
Research Specialty:  Washington and Oregon territorial census; Passenger arrival, naturalization, pension and bounty land warrant applications; Oregon and Washington land claims and files; Chinese Exclusion Act files; court records.

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.

Christine Palmer
123 November Street
Seattle, WA 98102-2123
E-mail:  cspalmer1112@comcast.net
Contact Person:  Christine Palmer
Research Specialty: Pacific Northwest Land Use History, US Forest Service, US Coast Guard, Public Buildings Service, General Services Administration, National Park Service, US Geological Survey, National Oceanic & Atmospheric Administration .

Partners in History
950 NW Elford Drive
Seattle, WA 98177-4125
Telephone: (206) 275-1114
E-mail: partnersinhistory@gmail.com
Contact Person: Sharon Boswell

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.

Ned Reed
P.O. Box 265
Bandon, OR 97411-0265
Telephone: (541) 347-3735
E-mail: ned@nedreed.com
Contact Person: Ned Reed
Research Specialty: shipwrecks & transportation history

Erica L. Risberg, Ph. D.
950 SW 21st Ave, Apt PH-D
Portland, OR 97205
Telephone: 917-575-4618
E-mail:  erica.l.risberg@gmail.com
Contact Person:  Erica Risberg
Research Specialty: Technology, government agency documents, business correspondence, business records, 20th century documents, rural history, sound and video recordings.

Ty Rosenow
PO Box 5941
Lacey, WA 98509
Telephone: (360) 292-2160
E-mail:  ty@rosenow.com.
Contact Person:  Ty Rosenow
Research Specialty:  Pacific Northwest History (AK,WA, OR, ID, MT, BC), Military/Civilian Personnel Records (Archival only)

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.

Susney, Inc.
20810 52nd Avenue East
Spanaway, WA 98387
Telephone:  (253) 219-7216
Fax:  (253) 559-5525
E-mail:  rod.thomas@susney.com
Contact Person:  Rod Thomas
Research Specialty:  US Military History - records, individuals, photographs, maps, reports, etc.; American Indian History - records, individuals, photographs, maps, reports.

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


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