Genealogy & Local History
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Finding Your Civil War Ancestor
Posted by mmulholl on 04/10/15
Do you have an ancestor who was in the Civil War? Need help in finding records about their service?
Join us in the Hendrickson Room on Saturday, April 18 from 1:30 pm - 3:30 pm
Jerry Allen, genealogist and Civil War enthusiast,only had a photo and the name of his Union Civil War ancestor. His research took him to the National Archives, a National military park,...
The Kathrine Shackley Room for Local History and Genealogy (located on the first floor) includes:
- Books, periodicals, newspapers, maps, and access to several online databases
- An extensive microfilm collection
- Local church records
- Various Arlington High School yearbooks
- Information on the subdivisions, people, places and events of Arlington Heights
- Three microform readers with print capability.
- Two readers have the additional capability to email or save images to a flash drive.
- Readers can be used to read personal microfilm or microfiche.
Tutorial: Growing and Sharing Your Family Tree (using Family Tree Maker)
(Arlington Heights Memorial Library cardholders Only)
New: You must create a personal LyndaLibrary profile.
(Arlington Heights Memorial Library cardholders only)
- Local history databases
- Clio (available in the library): Digital genealogy books and county histories from several Midwest and Eastern states.