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Ancestry Library Edition

Available only in the Library. Genealogy and local history research: digitized images of the U.S. Federal Census from 1790 forward, Passenger and Immigration Lists Index.

Biography in Context

Full text biographies from reference sources and articles from magazines.

Chicago Sun Times

Full text articles from 1986 to present.

Chicago Tribune

Full text articles from 1985 to present.

Chicago Tribune Archive

Articles including obituaries and news stories from 1849-1984.

Daily Herald

Full text newspaper articles covering communities in North West Cook, DuPage, Lake, McHenry and Kane counties and the Fox Valley.

E-Journal Index

Index of full-text electronic magazines, journals and newspapers available through the Library’s databases.

Genealogy Bank

Newspapers 1690 to 1922; books and pamphlets published in the United States before 1900; military records, casualty lists, Revolutionary & Civil War pension requests and more, 1789 to 1994; Social Security Death Index 1937 to 2011.

Glenview Announcements

Full text newspaper articles 1995 to present.

Glenview Obituary Index

Index of obituaries from local Glenview newspapers. Please contact the Reference Desk for more information on this locally produced resource.

Heritage Quest

Research materials for tracing family history and American culture for beginning or professional genealogists.

New York Times

Full text articles from 1985 to present.

Newsbank: Illinois News Sources

Electronic editions of the Chicago Sun-Times, Daily Herald, Glenview Announcements and other local news magazines and sources.

Newsstand

Full text articles from major newspapers throughout the United States.

Obituaries & Death Notices

United States obituaries and death notices.

Reference USA

United States and Canadian telephone directory for residences and businesses. Create customized lists.

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