National Archives at Chicago

Regional Archives

Our Regional Archives in Chicago, Illinois has both a Microfilm Research Room and an Archival Research Room. We have extensive microfilm holdings for genealogy research and general historical interest.

Frequently Requested Records

There are many more records than those listed below:



Order copies online of Great Lakes:

  • Genealogical Records
  • Court Case Files
  • Court Records
  • Naturalization Records

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The Regional Archives in Chicago, Illinois

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Presidential Libraries in the Great Lakes Area

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Ann Arbor, MI

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