Microfilms can still be useful


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Microfilms can still be useful

  • Microfilms can still be useful

  • Especially the SOUNDEXES

  • Harold Washington Library – self service

  • National Archives – appointments

  • No reader-printers

  • 3. Newberry Library – No reader-printers



Harold Washington Library – Self Service

  • Harold Washington Library – Self Service

  • [State St. at Congress]

  • Reader printers usually available (Free)

  • Newberry Library – Readers “only”

  • [Walton at Dearborn or Clark]

  • Chicago History Museum – Few reader-printers

  • Actual books – 1839 - 1875

  • [Clark at North Avenue]



  • Harold Washington Library – Self Service

  • (Third Floor)

  • White and Yellow pages

  • To the 1970’s on microfilm

  • Latest editions on microfiche

  • Also Suburban Directories



On line at – www.cyberdriveillinois.com/

  • On line at – www.cyberdriveillinois.com/

  • departments/archives

  • For Cook County/Chicago – Only after 1871

  • Not a required act until after 1916

  • Illinois Regional Archives Depository

  • [Northeastern Illinois State Univ. –

  • St. Louis or Central Park Aves.

  • North of Foster]

  • 2. Newberry Library



Also on line at the

  • Also on line at the

  • Illinois State Archives web site

  • Illinois Regional Archives Dep. (IRAD)

  • Newberry Library

  • Mormon Family History Centers

  • SAM FINK INDEX



Harold Washington Library – Self Service

  • Harold Washington Library – Self Service

  • All Chicago papers

  • - Try the DAILY NEWS first

  • Newberry Library

  • - DAILY NEWS 1876 – 1936

  • - TRIBUNE 1936 – 1960’s

  • Chicago History Museum – Three box call



Foreign Language Newspapers

  • Foreign Language Newspapers

  • Harold Washington Library

  • SONNTAG and the ABENDPOST

  • Chicago History Museum

  • SONNTAG and the ABENDPOST

  • Polish Historical Society

  • CHICAGOSKI DEZENNIKI



COOK COUNTY CLERK

  • COOK COUNTY CLERK

  • Birth, death, marriage certificates

  • Very poor over the counter service

  • By Mail

      • Get document numbers – Save $5
      • No birth data after 1930’s except for family
      • No marriage data after the 1950’s
      • except for family


CLERK OF THE COOK COUNTY COURTS

  • CLERK OF THE COOK COUNTY COURTS

  • Daley Center, Room 1113

  • A friendly, helpful staff

  • 1. Naturalization Index on microfilm – Soundex

  • Will provide copies of documents to the

  • 1920’s

  • 2. Probates – Name indexed by blocks of years

  • 3. Divorces – Name indexed by blocks of years

  • 4. Criminal cases – Docket Books only

  • 5. Wills filed index (See Probates)



COOK COUNTY RECORDER OF DEEDS

  • COOK COUNTY RECORDER OF DEEDS

  • County Building – Clark Street side

  • Torrens Vault downstairs

  • The clerks are not very helpful

  • Self Service if you have a LEGAL DESCRIPTION

  • CAN PROVIDE



ILLINOIS REGIONAL ARCHIVES DEPOSITORY

  • ILLINOIS REGIONAL ARCHIVES DEPOSITORY

  • Naturalization Index (Only) – Soundex

  • Chicago Voter Registrations

  • 1888, 1890, 1892

  • 3. Chicago Homicide Records (on line)

  • 4. Birth - death indexes (Only)

  • 5. Cook County marriage documents

  • Outside of Chicago



  • 6. Chicago City Cemetery plot owner

  • records –

  • Soon to be published by the

  • Chicago Genealogical Society

  • 7. No Dunning Records

  • The staff here is not all that familiar with

  • the records available.



COOK COUNTY MEDICAL EXAMINER

  • COOK COUNTY MEDICAL EXAMINER

  • 2200 West Harrison

  • Walk in service no longer available

  • A complicated by mail system

  • Coroners inquest testimony can be very helpful in providing names.



CHICAGO HISTORY MUSEUM

  • CHICAGO HISTORY MUSEUM

  • (Use of the Research Library free to all)

  • A very friendly staff

  • Card catalog with names

  • Cabinet card (photographs) index

  • Access to TRIBUNE on line historical search engine

  • City and County histories on open shelves

  • “Book of Chicagoans” – Blue Books on open shelves

  • Street name and street number changes (also on line)



CHICAGO HISTORY MUSEUM

  • CHICAGO HISTORY MUSEUM

  • DOWN SIDE

  • Limited number of reader printers

  • Closed stacks for many items

  • Other – 3 items at a time

  • NOT SET UP TO BE A FAMILY HISTORY REPOSITORY



NEWBERRY LIBRARY

  • NEWBERRY LIBRARY

  • A very friendly and knowledgeable staff

  • All published print census indexes

  • A fine card catalog for family histories

  • Much on line database access

  • Chicago Genealogical Society Quarterly

  • Illinois “Rolls of Honor” 1929 and 1954

  • Chicago Evangelical Church data



7. Fine Civil War Adjutant General material (Much of this is on line – especially for Illinois)

  • 7. Fine Civil War Adjutant General material (Much of this is on line – especially for Illinois)

  • 8. Forest Home Cemetery Plot Ownerships

  • DOWNSIDE

  • On line data base seating is limited

  • Limited local newspaper availability

  • THE NEWBERRY IS NOT A LOCAL HISTORY REPOSITORY



NATIONAL ARCHIVES

  • NATIONAL ARCHIVES

  • 74th and Pulaski (A “safe” neighborhood)

  • A small staff which does not have the time to be helpful

  • All published print indexes

  • City Directories on microfilm

  • Microfilms of all “open” censuses

  • Federal Naturalizations

  • World War I Draft records



6. Specialized historical record groups

  • 6. Specialized historical record groups

  • DOWNSIDE

  • Appointments only

  • Very limited reader-printers

  • Most records need to be pulled in advance- except for Censuses



CHICAGO PUBLIC LIBRARY

  • CHICAGO PUBLIC LIBRARY

  • HAROLD WASHINGTON

  • A friendly staff which knows

  • next to nothing about genealogy

  • 1. Cook County/Chicago Censuses 1850 – 1930 (Third Floor)

  • 2. Chicago Newspapers on microfilm on open shelves

  • 3. Other major national newspapers on microfilm

  • 4. Chicago City Directories on microfilm



5. Cook County and Chicago SIDWELL maps

  • 5. Cook County and Chicago SIDWELL maps

  • Used to find property legal descriptions (Fourth Floor)

  • 6. Sanborn Fire Insurance maps (Sixth Floor)

  • on Microfilm

  • 7. Collection of all published works on all aspects of Chicago history (Sixth Floor)

  • 8. Artists and Musicians Data Bases (Eighth Floor)

  • 9. Chicago Special Collections

  • Civil War and Neighborhoods Collections



OAK PARK PUBLIC LIBRARY –

  • OAK PARK PUBLIC LIBRARY –

  • (Great for Chicago’s Austin neighborhood)

  • Lake Street in Oak Park – an easy walk

  • from the “Green” Line’s Oak Park Ave.

  • Station

  • Oak Park OAK LEAVES (newspaper)

  • card index of deaths to 1980

  • The OAK LEAVES is on microfilm



Evanston Public Library

  • Evanston Public Library

  • (Great for Chicago’s well to do and for far north neighborhood data.)

  • An easy walk from the “Purple” Line’s

  • Davis Street stop.

    • Evanston newspapers
    • Evanston and north shore suburban city directories
    • Local history room


CHICAGO CATHOLIC ARCHDIOCESE ARCHIVES

  • CHICAGO CATHOLIC ARCHDIOCESE ARCHIVES

  • 711 West Monroe

  • (An appointment in advance is required)

  • Very limited help is available

  • Parish baptismal, marriage, burial records for each parish to 1916

  • On microfilm

  • You must know the specific parish



NUMEROUS CHICAGO CEMETERIES

  • NUMEROUS CHICAGO CEMETERIES

  • Non denominational –

  • Graceland, Rosehill, Forest Home,

  • Oakwoods, Union Ridge, etc.

  • Catholic –

  • Resurrection, Mt. Carmel, Holy Sepulcher,

  • etc.

  • Irish Catholic – German Catholic

  • Calvary, Mt. Olivet - St. Boniface



German Lutheran –

  • German Lutheran –

  • Wunder’s, Concordia, St. Lucas

  • Scandanavian Protestant –

  • Mt. Olive

  • Jewish –

  • 54 different Jewish congregations at

  • Waldheim Cemeteries

  • Bohemian –

  • Bohemian National



ETHNIC MUSEUMS

  • ETHNIC MUSEUMS

  • RESEARCH CENTERS

  • Swedish – Andersonville (Clark near

  • Foster)

  • Scottish – Scottish Home (Riverside, Ill)

  • Irish – Irish Heritage Center (North Knox

  • Street)

  • Polish – Polish American Museum (Milwaukee

  • Ave. at Augusta Street)



Italian – Stone Park, Illinois

  • Italian – Stone Park, Illinois

  • Lithuanian – Balzekas Museum (Pulaski

  • Ave.)

  • Jewish – Spertus Museum

  • NOT a complete list



  • CHICAGO GENEALOGICAL SOCIETY

  • First Saturday of the month

  • 1:30 PM at the Newberry Library

  • CHICAGO - COOK COUNTY SOURCES

  • By Loretto D. Szucs

  • FINDING YOUR CHICAGO ANCESTORS

  • By Grace DuMelle




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