What Makes Us Different?

Our collection includes but is not limited to:

  • Hammond City Directories 1943-1974
  • 600+ family histories
  • Selected funeral homes’ records
  • County Histories
  • Church histories and records
  • High School yearbooks
  • Regional telephone directories
  • Local area information files
  • Microform and CD materials

The SSGHS Library is a non-profit 501(c)3, non-circulating reference and research library that is open to the public.  The Library contains more than 14,000 books and items for the United States as well as many other countries.  We are a FamilySearch Affiliate Library. Our card catalog is online.

Member of:

Illinois State Genealogical Society
Illinois State Genealogical Society
Federation of Genealogical Societies
Federation of Genealogical Societies