The Digital Shoebox collection contains thousands of historical photographs, full-text images of books and memorabilia. The Digital Shoe box brings these historical treasures together in a searchable online scrapbook. The Digital Shoebox is a gateway to primary source materials relating to the rich history and culture of southeastern Ohio—the “start of it all.”
library and browse the Local History Vertical File.
Contents consist of newspaper clippings, brochures,
photographs, documents, etc.
Local History Reference
Ferry Public Library Local History and Genealogy
Reference section offers the researcher many resources.
Some of the books are also available in the regular
collection and can be checked out for 3 weeks. The
local history collection contains books that are
specific to Belmont County. The collection is organized
into sections including Cemetery Records, Family
History, City Directories, Obituaries and Marriage and
Death Records. You will also find books focusing
on area communities and organizations. The collection
also contains books helpful to Ohio historians and