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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 Buffalo Grove 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 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
Hamburg Hammond Hampshire Hampton Hanover Hardin
Harris Harrisburg Harrison Hartford Harvard Harvey
Havana Henderson Henry Herrin Highland Highland Park
Hillsboro Hinsdale Home Hoyleton Hudson Hume
Hurst Ina Irving Jacksonville Jerseyville Johnston City
Joliet Kane Kankakee Kansas Kell Kewanee
Kingston La Grange La Grange Park Lake Forest Lanark Lansing
LaSalle Lawrenceville Lebanon Lee Lexington Lima
Lincoln Litchfield 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
Pawnee Paxton Pekin Peoria Peru Petersburg
Philo Phoenix Pittsburg Pittsfield Plainfield Pocahontas
Pontiac Princeton Prospect Heights Quincy Raleigh Rantoul
Richmond Rio 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 Streator Sublette Sycamore Tampico Taylorville
Tennessee Tilton Toledo Topeka Troy Tuscola
Ullin Union University Park Urbana Vandalia Vernon
Vienna Villa Park Virden Virginia Walnut Warren
Warrensburg Washington Waterloo Watseka Waukegan Wayne
West Point West Salem Westchester Western Springs Wheaton Wheeling
White Heath Wilmette Wilmington Wilsonville Winchester Winfield
Winnetka Witt Woodstock Worth Wyoming Xenia
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