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Local History Databases

Chicago Community Collection

Chicago Community Collection

Explore news coverage from more than 270 daily and weekly Chicagoland-area sources, including major titles such as the Chicago Sun-Times and the Daily Herald, plus a wealth of community and regional news sources.

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Chicago Tribune Historical 1849-1986

Chicago Tribune Historical

The Chicago Tribune offers full page and article images with searchable full text back to the first issue (April 23, 1849).

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Find My Past

Find My Past

Find My Past hosts billions of searchable genealogical records, drawing from census, directory, and historical information.

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Heritage Quest Online

Heritage Quest Online

HeritageQuest Online is a comprehensive treasury of American genealogical sources, including unique primary sources, local and family histories, and finding aids.

 

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HeritageHub

HeritageHub

Explore your family history with the premier collection of U.S. obituaries and death notices for in-depth genealogical research from 1704 – today.

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New York Times Historical 1851-2017

New York Times Historical 1851-2017

Full-text content including articles and obituaries from the New York Times archive, covering 1851-2017. 

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Newspaper Archive

Newspaper Archive

NewspaperARCHIVE.com is a historical newspaper database that contains tens of millions of newspaper pages from 1607 to present.

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Newspapers.com

Newspapers.com

Newspapers.com provides access to historical newspapers from locations across the U.S. and worldwide.

 

 

 

 

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Wilmette Life

Wilmette Life

Search full-text articles on local news, issues, events, people and more from the Wilmette Life.

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