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Selected New Arrivals in Genealogy Local History

Fizdale, Richard B.
999: A History of Chicago in Ten Stories.
Chicago: Amp&ersand, 2014.
Call No. folio F548.8 .N5 F59 2014
Beautifully illustrated and sourced, this history of one of Chicago’s most famous buildings is a microcosm of the city’s history as a whole.

Hogan, John F. and Alex A. Burkholder.
Forgotten Fires of Chicago: The Lake Michigan Inferno and a Century of Flame.
Charleston, SC: History Press, 2014.
Call No. Chicago Browsing F548.5 .H74 2014
Well-researched accounts of the many fires that roiled Chicago after 1871.

National Archives and Records Administration.
1935 Census of Business - Cook County rolls.
Call No. Microfilms 1433 through 1437.
Rolls covering Cook County in the 1935 federal business census, including advertising, motor trucking, public warehousing, and radio broadcasting.

New York Family History Research Guide and Gazetteer.
New York: New York Genealogical and Biographical Society, 2014.
Call No. Local History Ref F118 .N477 2014
Comprehensive and authoritative guide to New York State family history research. Includes listings of all extant censuses, local repositories, town histories, genealogical and historical societies, and much more.

Stratton, Penelope L. and Henry B. Hoff.
Guide to Genealogical Writing: How to Write and Publish Your Family History.
Boston: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 2014.
Call No. Local History Ref CS16 .S855 2014
Concise, thorough guide to all aspects of family history writing and publishing.