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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 Burlington Cairo
Calumet City Cambridge Camden Canton Carbondale Carlinville
Carmi Carol Stream Carrollton Carterville Carthage Cary
Cedarville Centralia Champaign Charleston Chatham 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
Du Quoin Dwight Earlville East Alton East Carondelet East Peoria
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 Brook 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 Tamms 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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