More than 44 million Americans claim German ancestry. They are the largest group of immigrants in the United States. We invite you to trace and explore your German roots using these research tools and databases on German-American Heritage.
Information and Genealogical Resources on German-American Heritage
The German National Tourist Office provides tools and information about genealogical resources.
Research your immigrant ancestors with this free genealogical database from the Baltimore Immigration Museum.
The German Emigration Center in Bremerhaven, Germany, traces the footsteps of the over 2.7 million people who boarded ships in one of the busiest emigration ports in the world.
The German-American Heritage Museum has a resource page for German-American community news and helpful links.
Find places, clubs, heritage sites, museums and German-American businesses through this online directory.
The German Historical Institute promotes transatlantic cooperation for historical Research, which includes managing a digital project for German migration.