Local History
We are currently performing inventory on this section so please be patient as we retrieve the desired materials. It may also be helpful to make appointments in advance to give our staff time to search for your request(s).
Local history can also be found at the West Town Museum of Cultural History.
Whether you are searching for your Maywoodian ancestors or for your family in the old country, these websites may be useful for genealogy inquiries:
Atlas of Historical County Boundaries
Castle Garden
Chronicling America (Library of Congress)
Cyndi's List
Cook County Vital Records
Ellis Island Passenger Search
Find A Grave
General Land Office Records
Illinois State Archives
National Archives
Newberry Library Genealogy Page
USGenWeb Project

Local History and Genealogy