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Local History Collections Database

Search more than 21,000 historic Oak Lawn items including photos, yearbooks, telephone books, postcards, documents, artifacts, and more!

PastPerfect Online Database

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Local History Collections Database

Created by Kevin Korst on May 8th, 2017
Updated on Nov 21st, 2020

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Oak Lawn Village View Newspaper Archive

Explore digitized microfilm from the Oak Lawn Village View. Papers range from 1973-2013 and are hosted by the Internet Archive.

Oak Lawn Village View

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Oak Lawn Village View Newspaper Archive

Created by Kevin Korst on Jan 28th, 2020
Updated on Jan 30th, 2020

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Oak Lawn Independent Newspaper Archive

Explore digitized microfilm from the Oak Lawn Independent. Papers range from 1933-2014 and are hosted by the Internet Archive.

Oak Lawn Independent

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Oak Lawn Independent Newspaper Archive

Created by Kevin Korst on Feb 1st, 2019
Updated on Jan 30th, 2020

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Created by Shannon Kazmierczak on Feb 27th, 2018
Updated on Oct 5th, 2020

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Explore the Local History Yearbook Collection

View more than 240 yearbooks from local schools and organizations including OLCHS, Richards, Covington and more.

LH Collection Yearbooks

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Explore the Local History Yearbook Collection

Created by Kevin Korst on Jun 7th, 2017
Updated on Jan 6th, 2020

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Discontinuation of FHL Microfilm Loans

Created by Kathy O'Leary on Jul 21st, 2017
Updated on Jul 24th, 2017

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Irish Genealogy Guide

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Irish Genealogy Guide

Created by Natalie DeJonghe on Jun 28th, 2017
Updated on Jun 29th, 2017

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Local Newspapers Index

This database contains more than 85,000 indexed articles from a number of local papers dating back to 1988.

Local Newspapers Index

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Local Newspapers Index

Created by Kevin Korst on Jun 19th, 2017
Updated on May 22nd, 2019

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Local Obituary Index

This database contains more than 240,000 indexed local obituaries dating back to 1985.

Local Obituary Index

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Local Obituary Index

Created by Kevin Korst on Jun 19th, 2017
Updated on Aug 8th, 2018

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U.S. Holocaust Museum Genealogy Resource

Search thousands of museum records including documents, images, and oral history recordings.

US Holocaust Museum

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U.S. Holocaust Museum Genealogy Resource

Created by Kevin Korst on Jun 9th, 2017

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Bureau of Land Management Genealogy Resource

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

BLM Genealogy Resource

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Bureau of Land Management Genealogy Resource

Created by Kevin Korst on May 31st, 2017

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USGenWeb Genealogy Resource

Explore this expansive site containing genealogical resources for every U.S. state and most counties.

USGenWeb

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USGenWeb Genealogy Resource

Created by Kevin Korst on May 31st, 2017

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Internet Archive Genealogy Resource

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

IA Genealogy Resource

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Internet Archive Genealogy Resource

Created by Kevin Korst on May 30th, 2017

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National Archives Genealogy Resource

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

NA Genealogy Resource

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National Archives Genealogy Resource

Created by Kevin Korst on May 30th, 2017

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Library of Congress Genealogy Resource

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

LOC Genealogy Resource

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Library of Congress Genealogy Resource

Created by Kevin Korst on May 30th, 2017

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Ellis Island Genealogy Resource

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

Ellis Island

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Ellis Island Genealogy Resource

Created by Kevin Korst on May 26th, 2017
Updated on May 30th, 2017

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