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U.S. History

This U.S. history guide focuses on information resources best suited for meeting the research needs of Oakton College students and faculty.

A look back at Illinois history

Rail Road and County Map of Illinois Showing Its Internal Improvements 1854.

Ensign, Bridgman & Fanning. Rail road and county map of Illinois showing its internal improvements. New York, 1854. Map. Retrieved from the Library of Congress, <>..

Online resources about the history of Illinois

Find more Illinois history books!

The subject heading for this topic is simple and effective: 
llinois History

Illinois history books from Oakton's Library

You can find additional lists of great books under many of the subject tabs shown above.