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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 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 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 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 Zion