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The following resources may be helpful to students completing their research projects.
Helpful for researching people in Galena’s history. Includes obituaries, biographies, census records, marriages, photos and more.
Contains historic photos of Galena, including buildings and people.
Click on “titles” and then select “Galena Daily Gazette” or “Galena Daily Tribune” for searchable text of Galena newspapers.
This site contains digitized text of historic books related to Galena.
If you’re researching a building, you want to go here. It lists buildings in the historic district, including age and type of construction.
Click here for a list of suggested titles held by Galena Public Library, sorted by paper topic.
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