Chicago Genealogy: Bohemian, Czech & Slovak Resources
contains links for your family history research in Cook County.
Please note: This list is meant to include resources in addition to the ones found at the traditional genealogical sites like FamilySearch, Ancestry, Fold3, and the like. And the lists are by no means exhaustive, so if you know of other resources that you’ve found useful in your research, please let me know.
Burial records from the Bohemian National Cemetery, passenger lists, fraternal organization, and more. In the print collection, Bohemian-American Chicago city directory: Chicago Bohemian-Americans 1915 (Call no. F 548.9 B614 1915)
Chicago Genealogist– Fall 1994 issue contains a number of helpful articles on Bohemian research in Chicago.
122 West 22nd Street, Oak Brook, IL 60523-1557
Tues 10:00AM – 1:00PM
Friday 10:00AM – 1:00PM
Check at the links above for collection holdings and access information.
The group has produced a major genealogical resource – the Denni Hlasatel Obituary Index 1891-1970. The index contains entries for over 85,000 Denni Hlasatel-published obituaries from 1891 to 1970.
7. National Czech and Slovak Museum and Library– Skala Bartizal Library
9. Rootsweb Mailing Lists
These Czech newspaper titles with publishing span dates are available at participating institutions:
- Chicagske Listy, 18uu – 1uuu
- Chicagsky Vestnik,1874 – Uuuu
- Denni Hlasatel, 1891 – 1994
- Duch Casu, 1885 – 19uu
- Narod, 1894 – 1975
- Republikan, 1884 – Uuuu
- Spravedlnost, 1uuu – 1940
- Svornost, 1875 – 1957
(“u” indicates that the exact publishing span dates are unknown.)