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Resources

Books

Clippings File – In Library Use

Over 700 Subject and House Folders (PDF)

Online Exhibits

Maps – In Library Use

Sanborn Maps

Map File Inventory (PDF)

Newspapers

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Microfilm

    • Little Fort Porcupine (1845 – 1847 select issues)
    • Waukegan Weekly Gazette (1850 – 1886 select issues)
    • Lake County Independent (February 1894 – April 21, 1916)
    • Libertyville Independent (April 28, 1916 – 1922)
    • Lake County Register (July 4, 1923 – April 1, 1930)
    • Independent-Register (April 3, 1930 – December 1987)
    • The News-Sun (January 1988 – December 1999)
    • Daily Herald (January 1999 – present)

Browse Online

Obituary Index (1894 – 1999)

Photos, Postcards, Documents

From the Libertyville History Collection of the Illinois Digital Archives

Telephone Books

Online (select years 1913 – 1959)

In Library Use (select years 1913 – 2010)

Yearbooks

Libertyville High School, 1918-present (in library use at Cook Park Library)

Vernon Hills High School, 2001-present (in library use at Aspen Drive Library)

 


From the Blog

The Oldest Drug Store in Town (Part 1)The name Petranek’s has been on the storefront at 426 N. Milwaukee Avenue since about 1950, but the drug store can trace its [...]

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