Resources for the U-46 High School Latinx Studies Course.

Elgin Area History

Elgin Hispanic Network

Elgin Hispanic Network History

Elgin Area Hispanic History

Chicago Land Area Hispanic History

Elgin Newspapers Online Pre 1900s

Elgin Newspapers Online Post 1997

Chicago Tribune Past and Present


Bilingual & Spanish Programs for Adults
Virtual programs presented in Spanish from the Gail Borden Public Library

Elgin Reimagined: A Story Weaving
Elgin Re-Imagined: A Story Weaving is a short film featuring 5 diverse Elgin residents sharing their personal stories and ideas for a radically reimagined Elgin. From the Grand Victoria Foundation

Local Newspaper Index

The Elgin Newspaper and Vital Record’s Index is a searchable database of articles from the Courier News and Daily Herald for articles concerning Elgin. Try a keyword search for a name, place, or subject.


Possible Search Terms:
Latino Veterans
Hispanic Heritage Month Kick-off
Club Guadalupano
Elgin Hispanic Network Luncheon
Elgin Hispanic Network Scholarship Winners
Elgin New Citizens Recognition
Reflejos Newspaper

Reminder: Full Text Articles found in the Local Newspaper Index can be accessed on microfilm at the Main Library of the the Gail Borden Library District.

More Information

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