Local History and Genealogy

Scanning at the Archives

Epson 10000 flatbed scanner computer station

Scanning station with the flatbed Epson 10000 scanner attached to a computer. 

 

Here in the Archives we are often asked about our scanning capabilities. Below you will find some of our most asked questions and their answers:

Time for a Feast

Curious about how Champaign County celebrated food in years past? As we dive into a season of friends, family, and food, take a look at some culinary exhibits from the Local History and Genealogy department.

 

Peterson's Cafe, ca 1913; Champaign County Historical Society Photographs, Photograph 246a;

Champaign County Historical Archives, Urbana, IL.

Archives Visitors

Fourth graders from Leal School tour the Archives

 

The Champaign County Historical Archives loves its young visitors! A few weeks ago, Miss Tiffany brought Leal School fourth graders to the Archives to show them what kind of treasures we have.

Welcome!

Welcome to the new location for the Local History and Genealogy blog, What's Past is Present! We look forward to using this space to discuss local history, highlight materials from our collections, and present library and community events. To read the archives of our older blog entries, please visit our previous blog site, located here: http://whatspastispresent.blogspot.com/.