South Suburban Genealogical & Historical Society

aka SSGHS   |   Hazel Crest, IL   |

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South Suburban Genealogical & Historical Society

EIN: 23-7225648


To collect, preserve, and publish genealogical and historical materials and records of southern Cook County and eastern Will county, Illinois. To encourage the research and study of genealogy and local history. To develop and maintain a genealogical and historical research library.

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Principal Officer

Linda Herrick Swisher

Main address

3000 W 170th Pl

Hazel Crest, IL 60429 USA

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Historic preservation

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NTEE code info

Historical Societies & Historic Preservation (A82)

IRS subsection

501(c)(3) Public Charity

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SSGHS Research Library

Our (non-circulating) library is free and open to anyone interested in family history or local history. The library currently houses more than 14,000 books, periodicals and microforms. In addition, we have CDs, maps, directories and special collections manuscripts. While the collection focus is on our area of interest, we have considerable materials on northwestern Indiana, downstate Illinois, and the rest of the United States as well as general how-to genealogical books.

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Principal Officer

Linda Herrick Swisher

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