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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 Community College students and faculty.

Freedom Day Demonstration, 1963

From: ChicagoHistoryMuseumFilm footage of the Freedom Day Demonstration, Chicago 1963. Courtesy of Kartemquin Films.

Chicago history books from Oakton's Library

Online resources about the Chicago region's history

Suggested subject headings for books about Chicago history

  • Chicago (Ill.)
  • Chicago (Ill.) - History
  • Historic buildings

Chicago Collections Consortium

The Chicago Collections Consortium is an organization of libraries, museums, and other institutions with archives that preserves, presents, and promotes the history and culture of the Chicago region.