Illinois Digital Newspaper Collection

With nearly 7 million free searchable scanned newspaper articles dating back to 1831, the Illinois Digital Newspaper Collection can be a very helpful resource for genealogists.

Make Instant Discoveries in Your Family Tree Now
Imagine adding your family tree to a simple website and getting hundreds of new family history discoveries instantly.

MyHeritage is offering 2 free weeks of access to their extensive collection of 7.7 billion historical records, as well as their matching technology that instantly connects you with new information about your ancestors. Sign up using the link below to find out what you can uncover about your family.

What This Free Genealogy Site Includes:

  • scanned newspaper articles from across the US
  • find birth, marriage and death information (obituaries)
  • search for ancestors that may have been mentioned in various newspaper articles

Research Locations:

  • United States

Visit the Illinois Digital Newspaper Collection 

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