The Downers Grove Museum
The Downers Grove Museum is of particular interest to the history researcher for:
- Artifacts and archival materials from Downers Grove residents.
- Photograph collection including 1000’s of photographs from the Downers Grove Reporter.
- Surname vertical files – with newspaper clippings, compiled genealogies, other research materials
- Business name vertical files – with newspaper clippings and other materials
- Downers Grove phone books and directories
- A large number of books about the history of Downers Grove, DuPage County and Illinois.
- Underground Railroad research
No materials from the museum are available online. More information on the collection is available at https://www.dgparks.org/downers-grove-museum-research-collections.