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Authors arranged by town of birth

Albany Albion Alma Alton Anna Annapolis
Annawan Arcola Arlington Arlington Heights Armington Ashland
Athens Atlanta Aurora Ava Barry Bartonville
Batavia Bath Beards Belgium Belleville Belvidere
Bement Benson Benton Berkeley Berlin Berwyn
Bingham Bloomington Blue Island Blue Mound Bluffs Bradford
Bridgeport Brooklyn Browns Buffalo Cairo Calumet City
Cambridge Camden Canton Carbondale Carlinville Carmi
Carol Stream Carrollton Carterville Carthage Cary Cedarville
Centralia Champaign Charleston Cherry Chester Chicago
Chicago Heights Chrisman Cicero Cisco Clarendon Hills Clayton
Cleveland Clifton Clinton Collinsville Columbia Columbus
Concord Cuba Dakota Danville Darien Darmstadt
Dayton Decatur Deer Creek DeKalb Delavan Des Plaines
Detroit Dolton Donovan Downers Grove Dwight Earlville
East Alton East Carondelet East St. Louis Edinburg Effingham El Paso
Eldorado Elgin Elizabeth Elmhurst Emden Erie
Evanston Evansville Evergreen Park Fairview Fairview Heights Farmer City
Farmington Fayetteville Flanagan Flossmoor Frankfort Franklin
Freeport Galesburg Galva Geneseo Geneva George
German Gibson City Girard Glasgow Glen Ellyn Golconda
Granite City Grayslake Greenville Gurnee Hamburg Hamilton
Hammond Hampshire Hampton Hanover Hardin Harris
Harrisburg Harrison Hartford Harvard Harvey Havana
Henderson Henry Herrin Highland Highland Park Hillsboro
Hinsdale Home Hoyleton Hudson Humboldt Hume
Hurst Ina Irving Jacksonville Jerseyville Johnston City
Joliet Kane Kankakee Kansas Kewanee Kingston
La Grange La Grange Park Lake Forest Lanark Lansing LaSalle
Lawrenceville Lebanon Lee Lexington Liberty Libertyville
Lima Lincoln Litchfield Liverpool Lombard Louisville
Lovington Macomb Madison Manchester Manhattan Manito
Mansfield Marengo Marietta Marion Mark Marshall
Maryville Mason Mason City Matteson Mattoon Maywood
McCook Metropolis Millstadt Milton Moline Momence
Monmouth Montgomery Monticello Morris Morton Morton Grove
Mount Carmel Mount Vernon Murphysboro Naperville Nashville Neponset
New Athens New Haven Newark Niles Noble Nokomis
Normal Norris Norris City North Chicago Norwood O'Fallon
Oak Lawn Oak Park Oakland Oglesby Ohio Olney
Omaha Oregon Oswego Ottawa Palatine Palos Heights
Palos Park Pana Paris Park Forest Park Ridge Pawnee
Paxton Pekin Peoria Peru Petersburg Philo
Phoenix Pittsburg Pittsfield Plainfield Pocahontas Pontiac
Princeton Prospect Heights Quincy Raleigh Rantoul Richmond
Rio River Forest Riverside Robbins Robinson Rochester
Rock Island Rockford Rome Royal Rushville Salem
Savanna Schaumburg Shabbona Sheffield Shelbyville Sheridan
Sidney Silvis Skokie Sparta Spring Grove Springfield
St. Anne St. Charles St. Joseph St. Peter Staunton Sterling
Stockton Strasburg Streator Sublette Sycamore Tampico
Taylorville Tennessee Tilton Toledo Topeka Trenton
Troy Tuscola Ullin Union University Park Urbana
Vandalia Venice Vernon Vienna Villa Park Virden
Virginia Walnut Warren Warrensburg Washington Waterloo
Watseka Waukegan Wayne West Chicago West Point West Salem
West Union Westchester Western Springs Wheaton Wheeling White Heath
Wilmette Wilmington Wilsonville Winchester Winfield Winnetka
Winslow Witt Woodstock Worth Wyoming Xenia
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