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From: Nan Brennan <>
Subject: Re: [IRISH-IN-CHICAGO] Resources used the most
Date: Sat, 21 Jul 2007 16:14:01 -0500
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Terry,

I access the obits through the Chicago Public Library.
(Mostly online at home with my CPL library card)
CPL has the Proquest Database that includes the Tribune Årchives.
Check with you local library and see what they have.
You should be able to get a ÇPL card as well.

Nan

On Jul 21, 2007, at 8:33 AM, Takro wrote:

> Thank you to every one who offered to do look ups for me! However,I
> don't really need any look ups,as my Irish grandparents didn't come
> over
> until the 1920's,and I knew them well .I just enjoy browsing the
> Tribune
> archives-I used to have access somehow,but it suddenly stopped.Don't
> know why I was getting access for a while,but I did enjoy it!
> I joined this list just to see if anyone else is researching my
> family-Quinlisk from Tipperary & Hoban from Mayo.I lived in
> Bridgeport &
> attended All Saints school until moving to the suburbs.My mother
> grew up
> in the area-not sure what grammar school she attended,but she went to
> Cathedral High.I believe her parish was St Bridget's Was there a
> school
> there?.She was married there.Her brothers attended St Patrick
> Academy &
> I have the graduating class picture from 1943,if anyone has an
> interest.Most of the names are Italian,but quite a few Irish.I also
> have
> the 8th grade graduation picture from 1939,but no names.I will find
> out
> what school it was-the picture was taken at the Paul Studio 3213 S.
> Morgan.Anyone from that neighborhood?
> Thanks to all who offered to help,and I will keep it in mind when I
> actually need some info-Terry
>
>
> Nan Brennan wrote:
>> Terry,
>> I can look up a few for you.
>>
>> Nan
>>
>> On Jul 19, 2007, at 6:05 PM, Takro wrote:
>>
>>
>>> 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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