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From: Takro <>
Subject: Re: [IRISH-IN-CHICAGO] Resources used the most
Date: Thu, 19 Jul 2007 18:05:43 -0500
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How does one access the Chicago Tribune Historical Archives? Is it free?
I don't live in Chicago & my library does not have any free access .
Thank you-Terry

Nan Brennan wrote:
> Nancy,
>
> Online FREE I use EllisIslandRecords.org (Passenger records) Illinois
> Marriage and Death index, the Chicago Tribune Historical Archives and
> of course, familysearch.org for the IGI records. Also free, there is
> a tremendous amount of info at Rootsweb, but it takes time to learn
> to use that site productively.
>
> I subscribe to Ancestry.com which is available at libraries for
> free. They have a multitude of databases, but I probably use their
> census, immigration (passenger records) and wwI draft notices and
> Irish in Chicago databases the most. You can also access some of
> these databases, at least the censes, through the libraries: ProQuest
> (or from home if you have a Chicago LIbrary card.)
>
> Good question......I hope we get many more answers.
>
> Nan
>
>
> On Jul 17, 2007, at 9:24 PM, wrote:
>
>
>> After reading lots and lots of the list's e-mails about numerous
>> subjects, I
>> am totally amazed at how much information you all have. I do have a
>> question - where do you find all your answers, what resources do
>> you have? You
>> obviously seem to have been doing this for some time (I am a
>> novice) and seem to
>> run into stumbling blocks whereever I search so I am curious as how
>> you have
>> gathered all the data you have.
>>
>> I would love to attend the luncheon on Sunday to meet all of you
>> and "pick
>> your brains" but unfortunately we are going to Milwaukee.
>>
>> You all are certainly fountains of information and should be
>> commended for
>> what you do.
>>
>> Thank you.
>>
>> Nancy
>>
>>
>>
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