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From: Bill King <>
Subject: Re: [IRISH-IN-CHICAGO] Jule Conroy Irish Heritage Collection(Miller)
Date: Fri, 18 Apr 2008 13:00:37 -0500 (GMT-05:00)

It might not be worth the trip. As I remember it 10 years ago it was a large book collection (500-1,000) with a number of Irish LPS and a number of video tapes. Has quite a few books on Chicago and many relate to the Irish. The library in Mount Greenwood in Chicago has a collection that is on a par with it. You can probably check out the collection on the Chicago Public library web site which should have an on line catalogue. Bill King

-----Original Message-----
>From: Jerry Kattke <>
>Sent: Apr 17, 2008 12:09 PM
>Subject: [IRISH-IN-CHICAGO] Jule Conroy Irish Heritage Collection (Miller)
>I saw something in the Trib a while back about the Jule Conroy Irish
>Heritage Collection
>at the Beverly library. Is anyone familiar with it?
>I'm looking for a Francis Miller, born in Ireland in 1821. He was in
>Chicago by the 1850 census,
>listed as a butcher in the 1860 census, his wife was a widow by 1880.
>One son was baptized at
>St Bridget's in 1856. Would the Jule Conroy Irish Heritage Collection
>help? Is it
>worth the trip from Naperville to Beverly?
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