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View more than 200 yearbooks from local schools including OLCHS, Richards, and more.

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Explore the Local History Yearbook Collection

Created by Kevin Korst on Jun 7th, 2017
Updated on Aug 30th, 2017

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Proquest Historical Newspapers

Chicago Tribune 1849-1993; Chicago Defender 1909-1975; Indianapolis Star 1903-1922; New York Times 1851-1993; Wall Street Journal 1889-1999

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Proquest Historical Newspapers

Created by Lana Magnavite on May 10th, 2017
Updated on Jul 5th, 2017

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This database contains more than 237,000 indexed local obituaries dating back to 1985.

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Search more than 5 million Federal land records dating back to 1820.

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Search millions of books, audio clips, images, documents, and more in this free resource.

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Browse the National Archives catalog and view millions of different resources housed in their collection.

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Search BillionGraves and discover the burial place of your ancestors.

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Search Find A Grave and discover the burial place of your ancestors.

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Use FamilySearch to learn about your ancestors, build a family tree, and connect with other genealogists.

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Check out the National Parks Service Soldiers and Sailors database and learn about the men who served in the Civil War.

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Updated on May 30th, 2017

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Explore our state's rich history through the Illinois Digital Archive.

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Homicide in Chicago Genealogy Resource

Search the Homicide in Chicago database created by Northwestern University. This resource covers the years 1870 - 1930.

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Homicide in Chicago Genealogy Resource

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Search more than 500,000 individual sales of public land in Illinois by name or legal description.

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Explore a number of state databases and indexes covering veterans, death, marriage, and emancipation.

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Search more than 51 million passenger records of immigrants who passed through Ellis Island.

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Ellis Island Genealogy Resource

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Genealogy Books

Browse our wonderful collection of genealogy titles located on the library's second floor.

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Database provides obituaries and death notices covering 1860-1984, Front pages from 1900 through 1984 and more.

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Library of Congress Genealogy Resource

Search more than 17 million catalog records containing books, maps, music, images, and more.

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