Illinois Archives: 357 Newspapers for Genealogy Research

Today Illinois celebrates the 196th anniversary of its statehood—the “Prairie State” was admitted into the Union on 3 December 1818 as the 21st state. Featuring Chicago, the nation’s third largest city, Illinois is the 5th most populous state in the country. If you are researching your family roots in Illinois, you will want to... (Read More)

More Additions to GenealogyBank’s Online Newspaper Archives

GenealogyBank continues to add more content to its online historical newspaper archives every day, a continuous effort to provide more information to help with your family history research. Here is a list of more than 3,000 back issues of seven newspapers from the District of Columbia, Illinois, Massachusetts, North Carolina, Ohio and Virginia that... (Read More)