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    • The Living Museum vol. 71, no. 01, 02; Spring, 2009

    • Lincoln, Abraham, 1809-1865; Museum exhibits -- Illinois; Illinois -- History -- 19th Century; Agriculture -- History -- Illinois -- 19th Century; Transportation -- History -- Illinois; Cartwright, Peter -- 1785-1872; Commerce -- History --...
    • From humble beginnings: Lincoln's Illinois 1830-1861; Around The State: An Update from Museum Director Bonnie Styles
    • The Living Museum vol. 67, no. 04; Winter, 2005-06

    • Northern Rough-winged Swarrow; Swallows; Melanism; Norton, John Warner; Murals -- Illinois; Illinois River -- Archaeology -- Illinois -- Peoria; Animal remains (Archaeology) -- Illinois; Bison -- Fossil -- Illinois; Museum exhibits -- Calendar
    • Melanism in the Northern Rough-winged Swallow; Memories of John W. Norton's mural masterpiece; Early confrontations with the Illinois Country's "Wild Cattle"; Museum Calendar
    • The Living Museum vol. 68, no. 01; Spring, 2006

    • Temporary sand ponds; Dawson, Manierre -- 1887-1969 -- Exhibitions; Dawson, Manierre -- 1887 - 1969 -- Biography; Modern Art; Art, Abstract
    • Message from the new museum director; Temporary sand ponds; Abstract art: a journey toward appreciation; Manierre Dawson: an artist out of bounds; Museum calendar
    • The Living Museum vol. 18, no.  01; May, 1956

    • Swallowtail butterfly -- Life cycle; Art exhibitions -- Renaissance painting -- Chesrow, Colonel Frank; Red-winged blackbird; Museums -- Buildings -- Renovation; Caltrop -- Tribulus terrestris; River conservation -- U.S Corps of Engineers
    • One morning in May; Renaissance art in the museum; Redwing in the marsh; Plant 'caltrop'; Guardians of the river
    • Elgin, Illinois

    • Elgin (Ill.) -- History; Business districts; Industry;
    • The Elgin, Illinois Association of Commerce's publication promoting Elgin as a good place for industries and people to relocate.
    • The Living Museum vol. 39, no. 01; January - February, 1977

    • Museums -- Employees -- Retirement -- Thompson, Milton D.; Larson, Robert -- Prize; Glass beads -- Frost, Stephen A.; Museums -- Employees; Indians of North America -- Commerce; Museum employees -- Retirement -- Eifert, Herman E.; Museums --...
    • Museum director retires; Robert Larson wins again; Frost trade bead collection; Head of education section retires; Staff notes; Birthstones -- errata; Museum publication in bicentennial time capsule
    • The Living Museum vol. 38, no. 01; Jan. - Feb., 1976

    • White oaks -- Illinois; Birthstones -- January -- February; Modernism, (Art) -- Illinois; Museums -- Employees -- Promotions; Johnson, Judi; Newman, Betsy; Weedman, William; Madden, Betty; Ahler, Stanley; Obituary -- Dickson, Evalyn Irene Fike
    • White oak: state tree of Illinois; Birthstones; Staff promotions; Betty Madden receives state historical award; 'Illinois heritage days'; Stanley A. Ahler awarded doctorate degree; Emergence of Modernism in Illinois (1914 - 1940); Widow of Don...
    • The Living Museum vol. 38, no. 02; March - April, 1976

    • Museum exhibits -- Landscape painting -- Illinois; Art exhibitions -- Peck, Sheldon; Weapons, Prehistoric -- North America -- Mackinaw cache; Birthstones -- March -- April; Museums -- Publications -- Scientific papers; Museums -- Employees --...
    • Illinois landscapes, 1830 - 1976; Mackinaw cache revisited; March and April birthstones; New publications; Robert G. Larson, Museum artist, wins award; Staff notes
    • The Living Museum vol. 37, no. 02; March - April, 1975

    • Handicraft -- Illinois Craftsmen 1975; Prairie chickens -- Great Plains; Gourd craft -- Peru -- Veli, Leoncio; Museums -- Study tours -- Geology; Museum exhibits -- Calendar
    • Illinois craftsmen 1975; Prairie chickens boom in Illinois; Gourd is a gourd until…; Geological science spring field trips; Cahokia Mounds field school - summer 1975; Museum art gallery calendar
    • 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. 57, no. 02; Summer, 1995

    • Unionoida -- Ecology; Art exhibitions -- Armin, Emil; Mammoths -- Russia; Art exhibitions -- Green, Gary; Museum publications -- excerpts; Museum exhibits -- calendar
    • Illinois mussels: the silent storytellers; Sojourning with Russian mammoths: a first step; Gary Green off canvas; Living in the past; Shape of things to come
    • 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
    • Watch Word October 1929

    • Clock and watch makers -- Illinois -- Elgin; Elgin (Ill.) -- History; Elgin National Watch Co.;
    • The October 1929 issue of The Watch Word, a publication for and about the staff of the Elgin National Watch Company.
    • The Living Museum vol. 59, no. 04; Winter, 1997-98

    • Wildlife refuge -- Illinois -- Emiquon; Birds -- Illinois --Eurasian collared doves; Art exhibitions -- landscape painting -- Illinois; Art exhibitions -- poetry -- Illinois; Canoes and canoeing -- history -- LaMoine River; Museum exhibits --...
    • Emiquon: a place in nature, a place in time; A new dove colonizing Illinois; An Illinois portfolio: county farm road; Floating the LaMoine to the past; Abraham Lincoln and the Illinois & Michigan canal; Shape of things to come
    • 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. 65, no. 04; winter, 2003-4

    • Indians of North America -- rites and ceremonies -- feathers; Art exhibitions -- Audubon, John James; Bird migration -- dangers; Museum exhibits -- calendar; Index -- volume 65
    • Preserving culture, conserving birds: the feather distribution project; Preserving for us the birds he knew: John James Audubon at the ISM; Towers kill migratory birds; Museum calendar; Volume 65 index
    • The Living Museum vol. 29, no.  08; December, 1967

    • Creche (Nativity scenes); Museums -- Illinois -- History -- Sesquicentennial; Portraiture -- Healy, George P. A.; Portraiture -- Lincoln, Abraham; Museums -- Publications -- Anthology; Museums -- Merchandise; Museums -- Educational aspects --...
    • Creche; Museum and the Illinois sesquicentennial; Lincoln returns to Illinois; Anthology of The Living Museum; Christmas shopping at museum sales counter; Sunday programs

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