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Newspapers on microfilm

Surname file

  • The index to many births, deaths, marriages, anniversaries, etc., appear on the newspaper microfilm. It also indexes some biographical references, news events, business information, and more. It is a starting point for many who do historical and genealogical research in the area.

Newspapers on Microfilm

  • Freeport Daily Bulletin: September 1877 – September 20, 1919
  • Freeport Daily Democrat: September 6, 1877 – September 13. 1904
  • Freeport Daily Journal
    • May 14, 1856 – November 9, 1857
    • December 10, 1866 – September 14, 1867
    • July 1, 1865 – October 18, 1913
    • May 4, 1883 – June 30, 1885
  • Freeport Daily Standard: January 2, 1912 – October 18, 1913
  • Freeport Evening Standard: May 13, 1905 – December 30, 1911
  • Republican Weekly: September 3, 1881 – April 21, 1883
  • Freeport Weekly Bulletin: January 1858 – December 1906
  • Freeport Weekly Democrat: July 2, 1887 – December 26, 1902
  • Freeport Weekly Journal: November 29, 1848 – December 25, 1889
  • Freeport Weekly Standard: January 1905 – December 30, 1910
  • The Northwest: August 17, 1865 – January 31, 1867
  • Freeport Journal Standard: October 1, 1913 –
  • Davis IL Miscellaneous Newspapers June 21, 1873 – January 3, 1969
  • Davis Leader: September 12, 1912 – January 3, 1969
  • Forreston Herald: May 1, 1875 – June 1, 1901
  • Forreston Journal: June 17, 1871 – April 19, 1873
  • Ogle County Review: March 10, 1899 – May 17, 1901
  • Forreston Journal: January 3, 1912 – September 24, 1936
  • German Valley Bulletin: August 13, 1937 – December 27, 1968
  • Lanark Gazette: November 25, 1875 – April 30, 1970
  • Leaf River Enterprise: December 10, 1881 – October 30, 1886
  • Leaf River Mirror: January 16, 1981 – June 6, 1901
  • Lena Star: January 4, 1867 – December 16, 1920
  • Lena Weekly Star: December 23, 1915 – December 26, 1957
  • Orangeville Courier
    • March 16, 1889 – February 15, 1902
    • February 20, 1904 – February 10, 1906
    • February 11, 1938 – January 3, 1969
  • Ogle County Press
    • December 14, 1867 – September 2, 1893
    • April 9, 1881 – January 14, 1882
    • September 2, 1893 – June 29, 1901
  • Pearl City News: March 3, 1910 – July 27, 1961
  • Abstracts of the Pecatonica IL News: December 1872 – December 14, 1923
  • Polo Tri-county Press: January 1902 – July 1939
  • Savanna Daily Journal: January 31, 1895 – February 21, 1900
  • Stockton Herald: May 11, 1888 – April 2, 1919
  • Stockton News: January 26, 1899 – January 23, 1901
  • Other mixed dates December 6, 1899 – November 15, 1919
  • Warren Independent/Sentinel: September 23, 1857 – December 26, 1940
  • Winslow Register
    • January 20, 1905 – April 17, 1919
    • October 8, 1936 – January 3, 1969