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Easily search and browse millions of genealogies, obituaries, marriage and birth announcements and more from 1652 to the present. Includes historical newspapers, books and documents, along with modern obituaries and the Social Security Death Index.

The largest and most comprehensive newspaper collection of obituaries and death notices with an easy-to-use interface.
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For in-library use only.  Search United States census records, military records, directories, passenger lists and more with the library edition of the popular genealogy resource.


The Chicago Tribune covers 1985-current.

Get full-text and images from historical articles, as well as the full text of historical obituaries and death notices. Covers 1850-1984.

The historical Chicago Tribune covers 1849-1993.


Allows you to search through census records, genealogy books, over 1 million genealogy articles and more. 


Access local history files of the area.


Search the Times all the way back to 1851 and through to the present.