Park Forest Local History Collection and Archive
Stored at the Archive Office
Open Fridays 10 a.m. to 12 Noon
and by appointment

  • Duplicates and originals of some of the 270+ subject files
         including Integration and Shopping Center history.

  • Oral History project originals and photocopies

  • Photographs, slides, negatives (5000 images)

  • Regional history files

  • Videotapes, DVDs, Audiotapes, CD-ROMs

  • Manuscript Collections, including papers of some Village Presidents.

  • Select Government documents, including minutes of the
    first Village Board meetings

  • Scrapbook original copies

  • Maps

  • Newspapers, hard copies. (Access may be limited by condition.)

  • Records and scrapbooks of some PF Organizations

  • Yearbooks, (Duplicates, Incomplete holdings)

  • Textiles (limited) Some items of Park Forest clothing, Nixon
    Girls felt skirt, 1948 U.S. Flag flown at 1948 Tent Meeting.