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    • (Unknown people) Corn husk Doll (Date Unknown)

    • Native American Dolls
    • 6 inch tall horse and rider made from corn husks. Rider is wearing a dyed(?) corn husk tunic and leggings. A dyed husk headband and has corn silk hair. small dyed husk trim on arms. Horse has dyed husk saddle and bridal. Both horse and rider have...
    • The Living Museum vol.  03, no.  01; May, 1941

    • Moths; Woodland path -- Description; Lincoln, Abraham -- Cemetery; Aesculapius -- Diorama; Museum techniques; Iris; Museum exhibits -- Acquisitions -- Tax, Sol; Simpson, Ida; Hollingshead, H.A.; Stafford, Eugene; Blanchet, H.H.; Schoonover, Fred;...
    • Moth; Along the woodland path, no. 10; Lincoln and Oak ridge; Aesculapius; Story behind the exhibit; Art gallery in May; Iris fields
    • The Living Museum vol. 62, no. 01,02, 2000

    • Museum exhibits -- Amish quilts; Amish -- culture; Military training camps -- Illinois -- world war, 1939-1945; Prisoners of war -- Illinois -- Camp Ellis; Museum acquisitions -- Robnet, Stephen Scott; Artist -- aka Jonathan Flew; Birdsong --...
    • Discovering Illinois Amish quilts; Reveille to retreat: the story of Camp Ellis in World War II; Gifted artist-turned-writer gives gift; Singing in Sangamon County; preliminary dates on cessation of song in selected species; Mary Juan, Maricopa...
    • The Living Museum vol.  04, no.  01;  May, 1942

    • India; Australia; China; Art exhibitions -- Birds -- Illinois Audubon Society Meeting; Museum exhibits -- Elephant; Government buildings; Birds -- Illinois -- Capitol; Museum employees -- Kerr , Ruth; Klespitz, Barbara; WPA -- Staff; Museum...
    • India, Australia, and China; As others see them; Moving day, and an old, old elephant; Hall of flags; Birds in the capitol grounds; Museum staff; Australian exhibit
    • The Living Museum vol. 36, no. 01; Jan. - Feb., 1974

    • Bird nests -- Cellophane; Indians of North America -- Antiquities -- Spindle whorl; Meteorites -- Illinois; Education, Rural -- Midwest -- One-room schools; Museums -- Lectures; Bird lists; Museums -- Employees -- Ahler, Stanley; Museums --...
    • Nest of cellophane; Incised spindle whorl at Cahokia; Illinois' past arrivals from outer space; One-room schoolhouse: key to the changing rural landscape; New lecture series planned; Birds lumped by A.O.U.; Museum's new anthropologist; Soft Drink...
    • The Living Museum vol. 50, no. 01, 1988

    • Museums -- acquisitions; Museum techniques - exhibit artists ; Naturalists -- Larson, Robert; Astronomy -- Uranus; Museum exhibits -- calendar; Arachnids; Museum publications
    • Acquiring art; Ecological habitat exhibits; R.G. Larson: an artist and naturalist; Uranus: a look back at the 7th planet; Calendar; Page for discovery: Arachnids; Curator's bookshelf
    • The Living Museum vol.  02, no.  01; May, 1940

    • Art exhibitions -- North Mississippi Valley Artists; Birds; Orchids -- Illinois; Museum exhibits -- Antiquities -- Clay; Museum exhibits -- Sharks; Museum buildings
    • Show of North Mississippi Valley Artists; Parade of the birds; Illinois orchids; Mysterious little clay heads; Adventures down the woodland path, no. 1; When ancient sharks raided Illinois seas; New modern youth museum to open soon
    • The Living Museum vol. 59, no. 01, 02; Spring/Summer, 1997

    • Spiders -- webs; Museum exhibits -- Dickson Mounds Museum -- Four Moons Festival; Museum techniques -- collections management -- Native American antiquities -- Dickson Mounds Museum; Quilts -- Stenge, Bertha; Museum exhibits -- calendar; Spider...
    • Casting a sticky trap: spiders and the predatory ways; Converesation piece; Photographic Documentation Project; A cut and stitch above: quilts by Bertha Stenge; Calendar; Spider gorget
    • The Living Museum vol. 15, no.  01; May, 1953

    • Art exhibitions -- Original state collection; Robin, Vespasien -- herbalist; Black locust -- Robinia Pseudacacia; Museums -- Employees -- Wright, Gilbert; Rivers -- History; Museums -- Publications -- 15th anniversary
    • Art gallery in May; Vespasien Robin's tree; Gilbert Wright resigns museum post; Fossil rivers; Living Museum begins its fifteenth year
    • The Living Museum vol.  09, no.  01; May, 1947

    • Flowers -- Spring; Bird nests -- Field sparrow; Museums -- Acquisitions -- Barnes, Richard Magoon; Spring; Marchantia liverwort; May; Museum visitors
    • When flowered the youthful spring; Hidden nest; New gift for the museum; Springtime in Illinois; Living rock; Queen of the May; Use your museum
    • The Living Museum vol. 45, no. 01; Winter, 1983

    • Archaeology -- Modoc Rock; Abercrombie, Gertrude; Ethnology -- Indians of North America -- Dolls; Fossils -- Psaronius; Museums -- Travel -- East Africa; Museum exhibits -- Calendar; Museums -- Travel -- Chicago -- Dutch painting
    • Modoc rock shelter: new stories from an old site; Magic of Gertrude Abercrombie; Native American tools; Psaronius, tree fern of the coal age; East African geologic and wildlife safari; Calendar; Sampler tour: Art Institute of Chicago's Dutch...
    • The Living Museum vol. 25, no.  02; June, 1963

    • Luna moth; Museums -- Employees -- Ridgely, Frances; Pond terrapin; Animal young; Indians of North America -- Trade beads; Museums -- Employees -- Eifert, Herman
    • Moth; Frances Ridgely retires; Pond terrapin; Nature's nurseries; Beads to charm the Indians; New curator of Education
    • The Living Museum vol. 11, no. 02; June,1949

    • Indians of North America -- Projectile point; Pasture mushroom -- Agaricus campestris; Trees; Orioles -- Audubon, John James; Museums -- Employees -- Meetings; Art exhibitions -- 5th annual north Mississippi valley artists
    • Once there was an Indian artist; Pasture mushroom; Substitute for elms; Audubon's orioles; Museum notes; Art gallery
    • The Living Museum vol. 56, no. 01; Spring, 1994

    • Palynology -- pollen, fossil; Museum techniques -- exhibit artists; ; Indians of North America -- dogs; Museum exhibits -- U.S. in World War II -- activity; Museum publications -- excerpts; Museum exhibits -- People at war -- dolls; Museum exhibits...
    • Viewing an ancient world from a frozen lake; M.K. Hoffman: museum preparator extraordinaire; Ancient companions
    • The Living Museum vol. 42, no. 01; 1980

    • Museums -- Publications -- Anniversary; Indians of North America -- Quillwork; Art exhibitions -- Photography -- Competition; Publications -- Eifert, Virginia; Fossils -- Illinois -- Mazon Creek; Art -- Acquisitions; Museum exhibits -- Calendar;...
    • Into the 1980s: A Living Museum; The Living Museum is 40; Porcupine quillwork an Amerindian applied decorative technique; Illinois Photographers '80; Writings of Virginia Eifert; Fossils from Mazon Creek; Art: recent acquisitions; Calendar; Index...

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