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U.S. History: Illinois History

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

Online resources about the history of Illinois

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 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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Find more Illinois history books!

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

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