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    • The Living Museum vol. 47, no. 01; Winter, 1985

    • Art exhibitions -- Thecla, Julia ; Art -- Acquisitions; Excavations (Archaeology) -- Napoleon Hollow site; Indians of North America -- Archaic; Museum employees -- Evans, Robert; Museum publications; Museums -- Travel --Aztalan; Museum exhibits --...
    • Julia Thecla: painter of magic worlds and private visions; Archaic period occupations at the Napoleon Hollow site; Evans accepts directorship of Tarble Arts Center; New publications; Archaeology study tour of Aztalan, Effigy Mounds, and the...
    • The Living Museum vol. 34, no. 03; May - June, 1972

    • Indian baskets -- North America; Indians of North America -- Agriculture; Sullivan, Louis; Wright, Frank Lloyd; Architecture -- United States; Excavations (Archaeology) -- Land development; Fossils -- Collection and preservation; Museum exhibits ...
    • American Indian baskets; Plants and the American Indian; Louis Sullivan and Frank Lloyd Wright, architects; Archaeology during the eleventh hour; Fossil collecting made easy
    • The Living Museum vol. 25, no.  04; Aug., 1963

    • Art exhibitions -- 16th North Mississippi Valley Artists; Mushrooms; Plantain lilies; Museums -- Membership; Rain; Museums -- Employees -- Caldwell, Joseph; Museums -- Employees -- Eifert, Herman; Art exhibitions -- Reception
    • Color in the summer gallery; Fairy rings; Plantain lilies in August; Museum Society; Gift of rain; Staff notes; To meet the artists
    • The Living Museum vol. 30, no.  06; October, 1968

    • Museums -- Publications -- Braille; Decoys, Hunting; Wood-carving; Art exhibitions -- 3rd Illinois Craftsmen's biennial exhibition; Museums -- Programs -- Seniors; Museums -- Educational aspects -- Programs
    • Braille, Frank Hall, and the Living Museum; Handmade decoy; Third Illinois craftsmen's biennial exhibition; Programs for senior citizens; Saturday morning adventure programs
    • The Living Museum vol. 31, no.  07; November, 1969

    • Museums -- Acquisitions -- Art; Naturalist -- Jacques, Francis Lee; Prairie conservation -- Illinois -- DuPage County; Museums -- Employees -- Conferences; Museums -- Employees -- Madden, Betty
    • Museum Collects; Odyssey of Francis Lee Jacques; Illinois prairie path; Staff members attend conferences; Mrs. Madden honored
    • The Living Museum vol. 37, no. 05; Sept. - Oct., 1975

    • Museum exhibits -- Mastodon; Flowering plants -- Lobelias -- Illinois; Museums -- Employees -- Conference attendees; Museums -- Programs -- Films; Museum exhibits -- Calendar; Museums -- Publications -- Hood site; Museums -- Employees -- Roper,...
    • Boney Spring Mastodon from Bog to Museum; Native Lobelias of Illinois; Staff members participate in conferences; New films available form museum; Winter at Dickson Mounds; Art gallery calendar; New publication: Doctoral degree conferred; Moe...
    • The Living Museum vol.  04, no.  08; December, 1942

    • Snowflakes; Museum exhibits -- Diorama -- Illinois; Museum exhibits -- Extinct and endangered birds; Poinsettias; Art exhibitions -- Etchings; Museum exhibits -- Crinoidea; Museum exhibits -- Hawaiian objects; Fire -- History
    • 'Pronouncing thus the number six'; Circuit rider; Gathering of the lonely; Your Christmas poinsettia; Etchings in the art gallery; Fire on the hearth
    • The Living Museum vol. 46, no. 05, 1984

    • Museum employees; Annual reports; Museums -- Annual reports
    • Introduction; Scientific sections; Art section; Exhibits, education, and technical services; Dickson Mounds Museum; Illinois State Museum Society; Staff; Donors; Volunteers; Acquisitions; Museum publications; Staff publications; Technical reports;...
    • 1948-08 Watch Word August 1948

    • Clock and watch makers -- Illinois -- Elgin; Elgin (Ill.) -- History; Elgin National Watch Co.;
    • The August 1948 issue of the Watch Word, a magazine for and about the employees of the National Watch Company
    • The Living Museum vol. 17, no. 10; February, 1956

    • Museum exhibits -- Indians of North America; Museums -- Employees -- Fuller, George D. -- Retirement; Art exhibitions -- West African art -- Bascom, William; Art exhibitions -- National League of American Pen Women; Museums -- Employees --...
    • Indians are back; Dr. Fuller retires; 'Vascular plants of Illinois'; West African art on display; Hunter gallery; Art gallery in February; Appointed secretary-treasurer of conference; Museum news and notes
    • 1952-12 Watch Word December 1952

    • Clock and watch makers -- Illinois -- Elgin; Elgin (Ill.) -- History; Elgin National Watch Co.;
    • December 1952 issue of The Watch Word, a magazine for and about the employees of the National Watch Company in Elgin, Illinois.
    • 1948-10 Watch Word October 1948

    • Clock and watch makers -- Illinois -- Elgin; Elgin (Ill.) -- History; Elgin National Watch Co.;
    • The October 1948 issue of The Watch Word, a magazine for and about the employees of the National Watch Company in Elgin, Illinois.
    • The Living Museum vol. 17, no. 11, March, 1956

    • Skunk cabbage -- Symplocarpus foetidus; Dutch elm disease; Crook, A. R. -- Museum director; Art exhibitions -- Polish posters; Audubon, John James -- Illinois; Museum publications -- Eifert, Virginia -- Edison award; Geology -- Field trips
    • Sign of spring; Battle of the beetles; Museum builder; March art gallery; Audubon in Illinois; Museum editor wins Edison award; Earth science field trips scheduled for 1956
    • Commemorative history of the Elgin Police Department

    • Police -- Illinois -- Elgin; Policewomen; Police; Police dogs; Elgin (Ill.) -- History
    • This book traces the history of the Elgin Police Department from its modest beginnings in 1836 to present day 1994. It includes photographs of important events and department members as well as documenting major changes in law enforcement between...
    • 1419 Locust Street Quincy, IL

    • Homes; Construction; Quincy, Illinois;
    • 1419 Locust Street, built in 1866 by Charles Alexander Savage. C.A. Savage lived in the home until his death in 1884. Rev. William T. Savage, C.A.'s brother, lived in the home from 1884-1888 when it was sold to Col. William W. Berry. John W....
    • 421 Jersey

    • Homes; Organizations; Churches; Businesses; Quincy, Illinois;
    • 421 Jersey Street Quincy, IL. A two-story Italianate brick home built in 1857 by Joseph E. Norwood. The Edward Wells family lived here as did the D. Morgan family. Cheerful Home owned the home in the 1920's; Y.W.C.A. purchased the home on July 15,...


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    • Pullman Town; Arcade Building
    • Last days of the arcade building, with horse-drawn delivery wagon, post office and Hoekstra Drug store. Car at bottom left. Note addition of fire excape to exterior. Building torn down late 1920's


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    • Factory Site; Casino Building; Pullman Town
    • Looking east from Cottage Grove, the Casino housed the undertaker and a photographers studio. Demolished probably in the 1920's.


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    • Illinois Central Railroad
    • Steam and electric side by side. Special event caught by Chicago Daily News perhaps in the 1920's?
    • Harris, Albert - Interview and Memoir

    • Afro-Americans; Coal Mines and Mining; Depression, 1929; Emancipation Day; Frontiers International; Funerals; Grocery Trade; Ku Klux Klan; Race Discrimination; Springfield (Ill.)--Businesses; Springfield (Ill.)--Race Riot, 1908
    • Harris, lifelong resident and businessman of Springfield, recalls his experiences as a member of the African American community: social conditions, discrimination, segregation, and businesses. He recalls his own business ventures, including owning...
    • Arcada Theatre

    • Saint Charles (Ill.)--History; Theaters--Illinois--Saint Charles
    • Includes "The Arcada Theater History, Prepared by Les Hickory, from the St. Charles Chronicle" (title from cover); a "revised constituion" for the St. Charles Little Theatre; and articles and clippings dated from 1925-1999.
    • Groh, August - Interview and Memoir

    • Coal Mines and Mining; Coal Mines and Mining--Strikes and Lockouts, "Mine Wars"; Coal Mines and Mining--Women; Pawnee (Ill.); Progressive Miners of America (PMA); United Mine Workers (UMW)
    • Groh, immigrant from Austria-Hungary, discusses his work in the coal mines near Pawnee, Illinois, mine wars between the United Mine Workers and the Progressive Miners of America, coal mine operations, and his contribution to the construction of the...
    • Toigo, Avinere - Interview and Memoir

    • Benld (Ill.); Coal Mines and Mining; Horner, Henry ( (Governor, Illinois, 1933-1939); Illinois--Politics and Government; Italian-Americans; Lincoln, Abraham--Tomb; Mulkeytown (Ill.)--Coal Miners' March, 1932; New York NY; Prohibition; Servius...
    • Toigo discusses Governor Henry Horner and Illinois politics in the 1930's: work with state sales tax system, citizenship and naturalization, the Council for Democracy, and installation at Lincoln's tomb of a stone from Rome's ancient wall of...
    • Baldwin Park

    • Construction; Entertainment; Homes; Parks; Quincy, Illinois;
    • Exterior of the Baldwin Home, located in Baldwin Park, 30th and Maine Street. Photograph caption reads: "Home of Capt. T.S. Baldwin, Famous Aeronaut of America, Quincy, Ill. 753 C.U. Williams, Photette, Bloomington, IL." Notes on rear of photograph...
    • Baldwin Park

    • Entertainment; Parks; Transportation; Quincy, Illinois;
    • Baldwin Park Street car entrance. There is a large crowd in front of the entrance and a group of people on the streetcar. The park was opened in 1892 by T. Baldwin, the remaining buildings were razed in 1954 to make way for Quincy Senior High...
    • Baldwin Park

    • Entertainment; Transportation; Sports; Parks; Quincy, Illinois;
    • Three cars with drivers lined up to race, eight other men can be seen and an airplane. Baldwin Park was located on 30th and Maine Streets. The park was opened in 1892 by T. Baldwin, the remaining buildings were razed in 1954 to make way for Quincy...
    • Baldwin Park

    • Entertainment; Parks; Transportation; Quincy, Illinois;
    • Large group of people watching a plane in mid-air over Baldwin Park. Baldwin Park was located on 30th and Maine Streets. The park was opened in 1892 by T. Baldwin, the remaining buildings were razed in 1954 to make way for Quincy Senior High School...
    • Baldwin Park

    • Breweries; Businesses; Carriages; Entertainment; Parks; Transportation; Quincy, Illinois;
    • Baldwin Park was located at 30rd and Maine streets. The photograph shows the grandstand as it was in 1905 with cars and horses and buggies parked in the foreground. The caption across the bottom reads: "Harness Races at Baldwin Park Quincy,...
    • Baldwin Park

    • Entertainment; Parks; Quincy, Illinois;
    • View of the racetrack from the stands. Spectators and officials tower in the background. Two horses on the track harness racing. Baldwin Park was located on 30th and Maine Streets. The park was opened in 1892 by T. Baldwin, the remaining buildings...
    • Baldwin Park

    • Entertainment; Actors and Actresses; Acrobats; Celebrations; Parks; Quincy, Illinois;
    • Outdoor stage with two female performers on bicycles and 2 female performers seated. A large crowd of spectators and cars in the background. Baldwin Park was located on 30th and Maine Streets. The park was opened in 1892 by T. Baldwin, the...

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