What Makes Us Different?
Our collection includes but is not limited to:
- Cemetery Master Index of 93 area cemeteries, containing over 62,500 names
- Chicago City Directories 1871-1917, 1923, 1928-1929
- Oak Forest Hospital Cemetery records 1910-1971
- Blue Island Sun Obituaries Index 1919-1969
- Calumet City Naturalization records 1906-1954
- Calumet City Burial Permit records c. 1925-1941
- Acme Steel Newsletters 1926-32, 1935-50, 1954-61
- Hammond City Directories 1943-1974
The SSGHS Library is a non-profit 501(c)3, non-circulating reference and research library which is open to the public. There is a fee for non-members. The Library contains over 14,000 books for the United States as well as many other countries. Our card catalog is online.