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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 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 Yale
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