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CICERO HISTORY & INFORMATION

Demographics

Cicero Census
http://factfinder.census.gov/bkmk/cf/1.0/en/place/Cicero town, Illinois/ALL

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Cicero History

Full text of The Town of Cicero: History, Advantages, and Government, by Walter Bishop Spelman, A.B.

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Western Electric & Hawthorne Works

Hawthorne Works Museum @Morton College
http://www.morton.edu/hawthorne_museum

 

Western Electric History
http://www.beatriceco.com/bti/porticus/bell/westernelectric_history.html

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The Eastland Disaster

WTTW Segments on the Eastland Disaster
http://interactive.wttw.com/search-results?as_q=eastland%20disaster

 

The Eastland Disaster
http://www.beatriceco.com/bti/porticus/bell/eastland.html

 

Chicago Stories: The Eastland Disaster
http://interactive.wttw.com/a/chicago-stories-eastland-disaster

 

The Eastland Disaster Historical Society
www.eastlanddisaster.org

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Miscellaneous

The Cicero Flying Field
www.lincolnbeachey.com/cicero.html

The Encyclopedia of Chicago
www.encyclopedia.chicagohistory.org

This American Life: Cicero
www.thisamericanlife.org/radio-archives/episode/179/cicero

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Doing genealogy research?

The Cicero Public Library offers access to Heritage Quest for all in the library and remotely for Cicero Public Library cardholders and access to Ancestry for all in the library.
The library also offers access to the Chicago Tribune online archives for all in the library and remotely for Cicero Public Library cardholders.
To access these resources, please visit our online resources.

The library also has microfilm for the Cicero Life newspaper for the following dates:
March 27, 1927 – November 28, 1929 (incomplete, some issues missing)
January 18, 1933 – March 29, 2013

 

 

 

 

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online-databases
ebooks

To download e-books, you must have a valid Cicero Public Library card. To get started, visit our Magic Wall of e-books

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Library Contact Information

5225 West Cermak Road
Cicero, Illinois 60804
Ph: (708) 652-8084
Fax: (708) 652-8095

Library Hours

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Friday 9am-7pm
Saturday 10am-5pm
Sunday 12pm-5pm (Closed on Sundays Memorial Day weekend through Labor Day weekend)

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