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    • Playmakers

    • Theaters--Illinois--Saint Charles
    • 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. 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.  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. 35, no. 01; Jan. - Feb., 1973

    • Art exhibitions -- Healy, George Peter Alexander; Museum exhibits -- Late Victorian room; Drainage -- Illinois -- Sangamon River watershed; Archaeological survey -- Sangamon River watershed; Minks; National Historic Register -- Archaeological...
    • G.P.A. Healy: painter; Friends furnish a room; Lower Sangamon River drainage archaeological survey; Mustela vison, the night wanderer; Archaeological sites on National historic register; Ruth Kerr retires; Palynologist joins anthropology staff;...
    • The Living Museum vol. 58, no. 01; Spring, 1996

    • Coffins -- Illinois -- 19th century; Museum employees -- editor -- Britton, Kimberly; Botany -- species identification; Museum employees -- Robinson, Orvetta; Museum employees -- Langer, Dorothy; Indians of North America -- Pueblo pottery --...
    • Kimberly K. Britton appointed Museum editor; In a box of pine: coffins from the Grafton historic cemetery; Saluting years of their faithful service; Pueblo ceramic figurines; Friends are for keeps!; North American pollen database; Shape of things...
    • The Living Museum vol. 72, no. 01; Spring 2010

    • Agriculture -- Illinois -- History -- 19th century; Agriculture -- Illinois -- History -- 20th century; Oral History of Illinois Agriculture (OHIA); Archaeology -- Illinois -- Morton Village; Oneota Indians (Great Plains) -- Illinois -- Culture;...
    • Voices from the rual heartland: the Audio-Video Barn Web Site
    • 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. 27, no.  01; May, 1965

    • Bird nests; Bird song; Plant parasites Conopholis americana; Museums -- Exhibit development; Zebra swallowtails; Leaf color; Art exhibitions -- 19th annual exhibition of advertising and editorial art; Bird nests -- Reports
    • Birds in the bush; Parasites; Coming exhibits; Butterfly mystery; Colors from trees; artists guild work fills gallery; Bird nesting reports wanted
    • The Living Museum Vol. 67, no. 01; Spring, 2005

    • Photography --Illinois; History -- Illinois; Rock formations -- Illinois -- Randolph county; Barbeau, Jean Baptiste; Sadorus, Frank -- photographer; Photography -- United States -- Twentieth century; Museum exhibits -- calendar
    • Our historic vision has long been enhanced by photography - where are we heading now?; Bluff at Barbeau Creek; Times & legacy of Frank Sadorus; Life through the lens: the photographs of Frank Sadorus; Spring 2005 Museum Exhibitions
    • The Living Museum vol. 37, no. 01; Jan. - Feb., 1975

    • Lincoln, Abraham -- Memorial; Museums -- Fundraising -- Museum Society; Museums -- Employees -- Retirement -- Hodge, Ruth; Museums -- Employees -- Patton, Nancy; Museums -- Publications; Museums -- Programs -- Saturdays
    • Day to remember; Illinois Museum Society; Ruth Hodge retires; New administrator for the Illinois State Museum Society; New publications; Saturday morning adventure programs
    • The Living Museum vol. 20, no.  01; May, 1958

    • Basswood; Museum exhibits -- Audio guide; Milk glass; Art exhibitions -- Cape cod artists; Water surface; Museum exhibits -- Badger; Yellow-headed blackbirds; Publications -- Eifert, Virginia
    • museum service; Milk-white glass and its associates; Art gallery in May; Magical film; Badger in the museum; Yellowheads in Illinois; 'With a task before me'
    • The Living Museum vol. 51, no. 01, 1989

    • Museums -- publications -- anniversary; Art exhibitions -- Baum, Don; Museum buildings -- State of Illinois art gallery; Museum exhibits -- illustration -- Children's books; Museum buildings -- Lockport gallery; Archaeology -- Mississippian...
    • The Living Museum turns 50; Don Baum: Domus; Artist, the book, and the Child; Mississippian society and culture; Calendar; Illinois State museum Society; Curator's bookshelf
    • The Living Museum vol. 33, no. 01; Jan. - Feb., 1971

    • Doll costumes -- Schmidt, Minna; Wasps -- Adobe nests; African art as primitive; Art exhibitions -- African American Art; Art exhibitions -- paintings -- Sidman, Marjorie; Museums -- Programs
    • Minna Schmidt, Costume Expert; Adobe nests of solitary wasps; Arts of primitive peoples; Black American artists/1971; Acrylic paintings of Marjorie Sidman; Saturday morning adventure programs
    • The Living Museum vol. 76, no. 01; Fall 2014

    • Museum exhibits -- Calendar; Art exhibitions -- Drawing -- Illinois State Museum; Art exhibitions -- Sketching -- Illinois State Museum; Art exhibitions -- Sketches; Passenger Pigeon; Extinct birds
    • Around the state with Director Bonnie Styles; Sketches, journals, preparations…everything in place; A lesson from the passenger pigeon
    • 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. 67, no. 02,03; Summer, Fall, 2005

    • Wildlife refuge -- Illinois -- Emiquon; Emiquon -- Archaeology; Rural schools -- Illinois; One-room schoolhouses -- Illinois; Waterford School; Dickson Mounds Museum; Museum exhibits -- Calendar
    • Emiquon archaeological project: partnership to the past; Schoolhouses of the past in Illinois: the era of one-room schools; Museum calendar
    • The Living Museum vol. 57, no. 01, 1995

    • Museums -- buildings -- Dickson Mounds Museum; Museums -- educational aspects -- Dickson Mounds Museum; Museums -- programs -- Dickson Mounds Museum; Museum exhibits -- Indians of North America -- Dickson Mounds Museum; Museums -- history --...
    • A new view of the past: the renovated Dickson Mounds Museum; New directions in educational programming at DMM; New exhibits in an old place: origins and interpretations; Two centuries of development at Dickson Mounds; Shape of things to come
    • The Living Museum vol.76 no. 02,03; Spring 2015

    • Bevier Historic Clothing Collection; Museum collections -- Clothing and dress -- Collectors and collections -- Illinois -- 20th century; Museum collections -- Fashion -- Collectors and collections -- Illinois -- 20th century; Trebilcock, Lorraine
    • From the Illinois State Museum Director Bonnie Styles; Changing fashion, changing lives;
    • 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. 60, no. 01; spring, summer 1998

    • Natural history -- Illinois -- Emiquon; Indians of North America -- Illini; Museum exhibits -- basketry -- From Limb to Limb; Museum exhibits -- bird nests; Museum exhibits -- calendar
    • Emiquon: a place in nature, a place in time; Illini indiands in the Illinois Country, 1673- 1882; From limb to limb; Museum calendar
    • The Living Museum vol. 43, no. 01; 1981

    • Kington, Brent ; Art metal-work; Rare birds -- Alert line; Fossils, Plant; Art -- Acquisitions -- White, Bruce; Museum exhibits -- Calendar; Index -- volume 42
    • Brent Kington: sculptor jeweler metalsmith; (217)785-1083: "Hello, this is the Illinois State Museum rare bird alert; "Plant fossils: impressions of the past; Art: recent acquisition; Subject index volume 42;
    • The Living Museum vol. 41, no. 02; Spring, 1979

    • Museums -- Worthen, Amos Henry; Art -- Acquisitions; Museums -- Buildings; Archaeology -- East Africa; Museum exhibits -- Calendar; Landscape history-- Illinois; Indians of North America -- Baskets -- Condell, Thomas; Museum publications --...
    • Amos Henry Worthen: a brief history; From zoisite to Zinjanthropus, part one; Calendar; Art: recent acquisitions; New art galleries open; Illinois landscape: now and then; Condell basket collection; Field study tours
    • The Living Museum vol. 25, no.  03; July, 1963

    • Aquatic plants; Museums -- Acquisitions - Young, Cornelia -- Caucasus objects; Art exhibitions -- 16th North Mississippi Vallery artists; Museums -- Employees -- Deuel, Thorne; Swallowtails; Museum exhibits -- Miniature dioramas; Chimney swifts
    • Water gardens; Gifts to commemorate the new museum; Art gallery in June; Staff notes; Black swallowtail; Ourselves in miniature; Bird in the chimney
    • 2003.27.1 Buffy Parr Crouse 2003

    • Nursing; Education, Nursing; Education, Nursing, Diploma Programs; Schools, Nursing; History of Nursing; Students, Nursing;
    • This 3-part interview includes the introduction, transcript and audio file of Buffy Parr Crouse, a 2003 graduate of Graham Hospital School of Nursing who was interviewed for the School’s oral history project on 3-3-2008. Biographical Summary: As...
    • The Living Museum vol. 55, no. 02, 1993

    • Cultural exchange -- Russia; Cultural exchange -- United States; Museums -- educational aspects -- teacher training -- science; Art exhibitions -- Hammons, David; Handicrafts -- Illinois; Museum publications -- excerpts; Museum exhibits --...
    • From the grand prairie to the mighty Neva; Teaching teachers about science; David Hammons : hometown; Crafting currents; Living in the past; Calendar; FOCI: Philip hanson
    • The Living Museum vol. 74,no. 3 & 4, Spring 2013

    • Museum exhibits -- Calendar; Quiltmakers -- Illinois -- History -- 19th Century -- Exhibitions; American Civil War (1861-1865); Quilts -- United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- Women; United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 --...
    • Around the state with Director Bonnie Styles; Civil War quilters: loyal hearts of Illinois
    • The Living Museum vol. 39, no. 02; March - April, 1977

    • Museums -- Employees -- Director; McMillan, R. Bruce; Museums -- Employees -- Education -- Schuberth, Christopher; Art exhibitions -- Handicrafts -- Illinois Crafts '77; Glass beads -- Manufacture; Glass blowing and working; Museum exhibits --...
    • Letter from the new director; New head of education section; 'Illinois crafts 1977': a juried art exhibit in craft media; Manufacture of glass beads; Calendar; From the editor
    • 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. 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. 60, no. 02; Summer, Fall, 1998

    • Human remains (Archaeology) -- Repatriation -- Illinois; Lepidoptera -- Illinois; Indians of North America -- Southeastern United States; Indians of North America -- folklore -- insects; Museum exhibits -- calendar; Museum employees -- retirement...
    • Illini Archaeology: cultural heritage and repatriation; Illinois moths and butterflies; The birdman and the insect; Museum calendar; Assistant Museum Directopr Edward A. Munyer retires
    • The Living Museum vol.  05, no.  04; August, 1943

    • Sunday; Cicadas; Shoes -- History; Public buildings -- Illinois -- Centennial Building; Ducks -- Alaska; Flowers -- Exhibition; Art exhibitions -- 4th annual show by artists of the North Mississippi valley
    • Country Sunday; Cicada; Pair of shoes; Centennial Building; Alaska and the ducks; Art gallery; Flower of the week
    • The Living Museum vol.  02, no.  04; August, 1940

    • Museum exhibits -- Diorama -- Chinese printing shop; State fairs -- Illinois; New Salem State Park -- Illinois; Springfield -- Illinois; Museum exhibits -- African figure -- Bigelow, Harry A.; Woodland path; Tobacco -- ceremonial use; Museum...
    • Welcome to the Illinois State Fair; Trails at New Salem; This is Springfield; Africa arrives; Along the woodland path, no. 4; Sacred smoke; Gifts and Loans -- Jan. to July 1940

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