Looking for free primary sources for your research? Posted here are transcriptions of Oswego Township and Kendall County news sources, such as Illinois Free Trader, Ottawa, (1849), Kendall County Courier, Oswego, (1853-59), Kendall County Free Press, Oswego, (1860-1863); Kendall County Record (1864-1951); and the Oswego Ledger (1950-1969).
The transcription project was started by Ford Lippold, who completed the first 30 pages in 1976. It was resumed by Roger Matile in 2008 and completed in 2012 using microfilm acquired by the Oswegoland Heritage Association. Updated versions of the PDFs were uploaded in 2021.
Click on the date ranges below to download PDF files of the transcriptions for that period.