Title Description Use @ home?
America's Newspapers (Chicagoland Edition)
Chicago Sun-Times, Daily Herald, and Arlington Heights Post.
America's Obituaries & Death Notices
From newspapers across the U.S. Note: Chicago Tribune obituaries are in ProQuest Newsstand.
Ancestry Library Edition

Family history data, census information, immigration, etc.

Historical documents and personal histories from the National Archives and other institutions.  Includes access to the Fold3 Holocaust Archives.
Census records 1790-1930, family/local histories, PERSI article index, Revolutionary War applications
Milestone Documents in American History
Primary source documents pertaining to the history of the United States
Proquest Digital Microfilm
Browsable, full-page scans of the Chicago Tribune, New York Times and Wall Street Journal, 2008-.  Browse by paper/date/page. | Quick Start Guide.
World Vital Records
Immigration lists, census records, vital records, parish/land records, etc.
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