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Genealogical information covering the U.S. and the United Kingdom (only available in the Oak Park Public Library).
Please note: ProQuest, the provider of Ancestry Library Edition, discontinued temporary access from your home on December 31, 2021. Ancestry Library Edition is once again only accessible from an Oak Park Public Library location.
Chicago Tribune: current full-text (1985-present), current digital scan of daily print issue (last three days), current digital scan of Sunday print edition (July 2018-present), online (2017-present) & historical (1849-1997)
Current, online, and historical full-text and current daily and Sunday edition full-print (digital scan) issues of the Chicago Tribune. Read the latest issue »
Genealogical service that includes over a billion individual ancestral entries worldwide. Additional content—including millions of records and images—is available in-library only.
Genealogical and historical records, including images of US federal census documents.
Access to historical issues of hundreds of Illinois newspapers, including Oak Leaves (1902-1977), with searchable articles, advertisements, editorials, classified ads, and obituaries.
Specific cultural and heritage collections that reflect the unique values and enduring legacies of Oak Park, including the following collections: Edgar Rice Burroughs, Ernest Hemingway, Frank Lloyd Wright, Grand Army of the Republic, local authors, Philander Barclay Photograph, and more.