There are many genealogy books available that can help in research. You will note that some of the publishing dates are quite old. However, some of them are being updated. A google search would help to find the latest edition available.
- A Genealogist’s Guide to Discovering your Female Ancestors, by Sharon DeBartolo Carmack, published by Betterway Books, Cincinnati, Ohio, 1998.
- American Victorian Costume in Early Photographs, by Priscilla Harris Dalrymple, published by Dover Publications, Inc., New York, 1991.
- Land & Property Research in the United States, by E. Wade Hone, published by Ancestry Incorporated, Salt Lake City, Utah 1997.
- Reading Early American Handwriting, by Kip Sperry, published by Genealogical Publishing Co., Inc., Baltimore, Maryland, 2002.
- Red Book: American State, County, and Town Sources, Third Edition, Edited by Alice Eichholz, published by Ancestry, Provo, Utah, 2004.
- The Census Book, A Genealogist’s Guide to Federal Census Facts, Schedules and Indexes, by William Dollarhide, published by Heritage Quest, North Salt Lake, Utah, 2000.
- The Handybook for Genealogists, Eleventh Edition, published by Everton Publishers, Logan, Utah, 2006.
- The Researcher’s Guide to American Genealogy, by Val D. Greenwood, published by Genealogical Publishing Co., Inc., Baltimore, Maryland, 1988.
- The Source, A Guidebook to American Genealogy, Third Edition, Edited by Loretto Dennis Szucs and Sandra Hargreaves Luebking, published by Ancestry, Provo, Utah, 2006.