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    • 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
    • Playmakers

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    • Playmakers, Inc was a theater company that operated in St. Charles, Illinois for 35 years. The company closed in 1986. The Arcada Theater and the Norris Center were the sight for many of the plays put on by the Playmakers. This collection of...
    • The Living Museum vol. 12, no.  02; June, 1950

    • Wheat; Bird nests; Art exhibitions -- University of Illinois Art Department; Twinflower -- Linnea americana; Museums -- Employees -- Wright, Gilbert; Forests -- Description
    • Sunshine on the wheat; Nests on the barn; Art gallery in June; Karl Linne's flower; Pine and a forest
    • 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. 44, no. 01; Winter, 1981-82

    • Petroglyphs -- Nicaragua; Anthropology -- Nicaragua; Art -- Acquisitions; Ethnobotany -- Europe - Pre-Columbian era; Art exhibitions -- Folk art -- Illinois; Osteology; Museum exhibits -- Calendar; Museums -- Travel -- Eastern U.S.
    • Rock carvings from the "Isle of the Dead"; Art: recent acquisitions; Roast bream and darioles: food and dietary habits before Columbus' time; Folk art of Illinois; Bones: permanent record of the past; Calendar; Eastern sampler tour
    • The Living Museum vol. 19, no.  02; June, 1957

    • Vultures; Museums -- employees -- Meetings; Wild strawberries; Museums -- Trustees -- McGee, N.W.; Art exhibitions -- 11th north Mississippi valley artists; Black willows -- Salix nigra
    • Young vulture; Staff notes and activities; wild strawberries; New member for the board; Art gallery in June; River of willows
    • 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. 40, no. 02; March - April, 1978

    • Forest plants; Forest animals; Museums -- Publications; Art exhibitions -- Calendar; Indians of North America -- Eskimo; Museums -- Employees -- Hoffman, Marion; Madden, Betty I.; Hunter, Joan; Editor -- Message
    • Walk in an April wood; Two new publications; Art gallery calendar; Survival: life and art of the Alaskan Eskimo; Staff retirements; Few last words from the editor
    • Dunham-Hunt Museum

    • Museums--Illinois--Saint Charles; Saint Charles (Ill.)--History
    • Photocopies of newspaper articles compiled by St. Charles Public Library staff. Also referred to as "Hunt House," Bela T. Hunt, one of the first settlers of St. Charles, built this home of local bricks from Penny's Brickyard (now Baker Park) in...
    • The Living Museum vol. 45, no. 02; 1983

    • Federal Arts Project -- Illinois; Anthropology -- China; Climatology -- Illinois -- History; Museums -- Travel -- James River; Art -- Acquisitions; Museum exhibits -- Calendar; Museums -- Travel -- Missouri Ozarks
    • After the great crash: federal arts projects in Illinois; Reflections on modern China; Illinois climate: a history of climatic changes and their effects on early settlement; James river plantation tour; Art: recent acquisitions; Calendar; Weekend...
    • The Living Museum vol. 44, no. 02; Spring, 1982

    • Archaeology -- Dickson Mounds; Depression glass; Art -- Acquisitions; Art exhibitions -- Illinois -- Photographers; Museums -- Travel -- St. Francois mountains; Excavations (Archaeology) -- Kimmswick Site; Indians of North America -- Clovis people;...
    • Dickson Mounds: rich site for archaeologists; Story behind depression era glass; Art: recent acquisitions; Illinois photographers '82; Active volcanoes in Missouri?; Clovis peoples in the Midwest: importance of the Kimmswick site; Books: Exploring...
    • The Living Museum vol.  02, no.  05; September, 1940

    • Museum exhibits -- Dioramas -- Egyptian scribe; Museum -- Publication -- Janssen, Raymond E.; Museum visitors -- Numbers; Harp -- Africa; Towns -- Illinois; Woodland paths; Fossil plants -- Reconstruction; Excavation (Archaeology) -- Illinois;...
    • Museum announces a new book; Story of a harp; Towns that minerals built; Along the woodland path, no. 5; Reconstruction of a fossil plant; Records of the past; Turn of the tide; Art gallery program for 1940-41
    • The Living Museum vol. 57, no. 03; Fall, 1995

    • Handicrafts -- Illinois -- Artisans program; Tramp art -- Collections and collectors -- Illinois State Museum; Mammoths -- Russia ; Murals -- Illinois -- Chicago; Museum exhibits -- calendar
    • Craft: the living art for Illinois artisans; Conversation piece: 'Find the missing man'; Sojourning with Russian mammoths; Healing walls: murals and community; Shape of things to come
    • 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.  03, no.  06; October, 1941

    • Bears -- Alaska; Orchards; Trees -- Illinois; Spices -- History; Museums - Acquisitions; Museum trustees -- Meeting; Museum publications -- Trees -- Illinois -- Fuller, George
    • Bears of Kodiak; Old orchard; Trees that made Illinois; Nutmegs in the news; Museum board meets in September; Recent gifts to the museum; State tree book
    • The Living Museum vol. 44, no. 03; Summer, 1982

    • Indians of North America -- Illinois -- Land use; Poisonous plants; Museum publications -- Poison ivy; Museum exhibits -- Japanese miniatures; Art -- Acquisitions; Museums -- Educational aspects -- Discovery rooms; Museum exhibits -- Calendar;...
    • Man against land: how early occupants affected the Illinois environment; Please don't eat the daffodils, or the datura, or the dieffenbachia...; Books: Poison ivy and poison sumac; Japanese miniatures; Museums and their discovery rooms; Art: recent...
    • The Living Museum vol. 55, no. 04; Winter, 1993-94

    • Indians of North America -- collectors and collecting -- Condell, Thomas; Herbaria; Illinois -- Shildneck, Paul; Museum exhibits -- Quilts -- Illinois; Museums -- educational aspects -- quilt lesson; Index -- volume 55; Museum publications --...
    • Springfield to the Southwest: the life of collector Thomas Condell; Sildneck Herbarium: an important addition to the Illinois State Museum; Connecting stitches; Discoveries for kids: Fun with quilt art; Index to volume 55; Living in the past;...

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