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Includes full-text and full-images of the Chicago Tribune in searchable archive back to the first issue. Select ProQuest Historical Newspapers Chicago Tribune (1849 - 1988). Oakton username and password required.
This is the depository of public records of Illinois state and local governmental agencies which possess permanent administrative, legal, or historical research values. Its collections do not include manuscript, newspaper, or other nonofficial sources.
A look back at Illinois history
Ensign, Bridgman & Fanning. Rail Road and County Map of Illinois Showing Its Internal Improvements 1854. Digital image. American Memory. Library of Congress Geography and Map Division, n.d. Web. <http://hdl.loc.gov/loc.gmd/g4100.rr002020>.
Abraham Lincoln: America's Mirror
An overview of the Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library and Museum in Springfield, Illinois Length: 4:15
Illinois history books from Oakton's Library
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