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Advantage Archives Newspapers

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Access and search digitized local newspapers: Illinois State Democrat (1858-1860), The Public Patron (1897-1898), Pleasant Plains Advocate (1892), The Tri City Register (1918), The Weekly Enterprise (1899), The Rochester Weekly Item (1884).
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Fold3

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Access to US military records, including the stories, photos and documents of the men and women who served. Contains millions of records from world-class archives.

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HeritageHub

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Explore your family history with the premier collection of U.S. obituaries and death notices for in-depth genealogical research from 1704 - today.

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HeritageQuest

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HeritageQuest provides access to thousands of local and family histories, the complete U.S. Federal Census, Revolutionary War Pension & Bounty Land Warrant Application Files, Freedman's Bank Records, city directories, and more.

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Newspapers.com World Collection

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Online access to 4,000+ historical newspapers from the early 1700s into the 2000s. Includes thousands of well-known, regional and state titles to small local newspapers in the United States and other countries.

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ProQuest Historical Newspapers: Chicago Defender

Chicago Defender

Digital newspaper archive of various editions of the Chicago Defender and Chicago Daily Defender, with coverage from 1909 to 2010. Offers full page and article images with searchable full text back to the first issue.

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