Adding Context: Social History for Genealogists
Ginger Frere will discuss the value of adding social context to family stories, review samples of narratives where context is provided, and look at some published social histories to determine where and how to find materials of interest to genealogists. In partnership with the North Suburban Genealogical Society.
Register online or call the Reference Desk at 847-729-7500.
Thursday, June 15, 2017
Wednesday, June 7, 2017
Celebrate Summertime at the Hibbard Library. This summer the Glenview History Center will be holding programs at the Hibbard Library each month.
This June visit the History Center and learn about the history of Wagner Farm and the Wagner Family! Christine Shiel, volunteer coordinator of Wagner Farm, will tell us about Tom Wagner and the last remaining and operating farm in Glenview. Afterwards you are welcome to tour the Glenview History Center farmhouse.
Discover the history of Wagner Farm on Sunday, June 25th at 2 PM. Suggested donation of $5.
Thursday, June 1, 2017
Newspapers.com has a collection of 149 papers for Illinois spanning the 1830s to the twenty-first century. You will find the historic Daily Herald whose coverage includes the north and northwest suburbs (including Glenview) from 1901-2006.
Aside from the United States collection, you can also research papers from Australia, Canada, England, Ireland, and Northern Ireland.
To learn more, watch the excellent tutorials found in the Help Center.