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America's News

America's News News Bank
Search local, state, and national news sources for full-text articles. Features a wide variety of credible, vetted news sources spanning the U.S.
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Ancestry Library Edition

The world’s largest online collection of family history resources, millions of family trees and much more. Please note that this database is only available inside the Library.
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Black Freedom Struggle Website

ProQuest Black Freedom Struggle
A curated selection of primary sources for teaching and learning about the struggles and triumphs of Black Americans.
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Heritage Quest Online

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Access genealogies, histories, maps and atlases, military records, wills, cemetery records, US Federal Census Records from 1790 to 1930 and more.
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Illinois Digital Archives

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A repository for the digital collections of the Illinois State Library as well as other libraries and cultural institutions in the State of Illinois.
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Illinois State Archives

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Includes archives collected by the Illinois State Library, Illinois Statewide Vital Records Databases and the Illinois Regional Archives Depositories.
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Library of Congress

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Access the Library of Congress’ considerable digital resources. You will find collections of documents, photographs, and much more.
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McLean County Museum of History

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One of the finest local history and genealogy research libraries in downstate Illinois is located in Downtown Bloomington.
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New York Times

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News articles and more from one of America's leading newspapers available as a 24-hour pass for residents of Normal.
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Read today’s news or search the Pantagraph’s archives from 1990 to today. Full image editions available beginning May 2022. Includes news, obituaries, sports, headlines and more.
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