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    • The Living Museum vol. 55, no. 01; Spring, 1993

    • Armadillos; Fish decoys; Decoy fishing -- history; French -- Illinois -- Peoria -- History; Museum publications -- excerpts; Museum exhibits -- calendar; Moths -- identification; Butterflies -- identification; Museum exhibits -- Pueblo pottery
    • Armadillos: invasion or return?; Ancient art of decoy fishing; French Peoria; Living in the past; Calendar; Pueblo pottery of the American southwest
    • The Living Museum vol. 53, no. 01, 1991

    • Indians of North America -- Illinois -- Archaic; Woven matting; Shell beads; Art exhibitions -- Abercrombie, Gertrude ; Museums -- educational aspects -- Brown bag lectures; Museums -- educational aspects -- Nagy, Moholy L.; Museum exhibits --...
    • Modoc matting and beads: cultural complexity in the early archaic period; Gertrude Abercrombie Revisited; Food for Thought: Lunchtime at the Museum's Research and Collections center; 26in motion; Calendar; Curator's bookshelf
    • 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. 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. 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. 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. 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. 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. 59, no. 03; Fall 1997

    • Museums -- acquisitions; Museums -- exhibitions; Museums -- research; Museums -- buildings; Museums -- educational aspects; Museums -- audiences; Partnerships -- museums -- International; Museum publications
    • What makes us tick?; Reaching out; Opening doors; Taking a new look; Cultivating new audiences; Forging international partnerships; Acquiring & disseminating knowledge; Interdisciplinary Landscape history program; Collecting for all of us;...
    • 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. 62, no. 03, 2000

    • Museums -- research; Natural history -- study and teaching; Museums - acquisitions; Coen, Eleanor; Kahn, Max; Hoff, Margo; Florsheim, Richard; Museum exhibits -- calendar
    • Landscape history at the Illinois State Museum; Art additions; Museum calendar
    • 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. 52, no. 04, 1991

    • Museums -- educational aspects -- Scientific literacy; Excavations (Archaeology) -- Illinois -- Havana site; Art exhibitions -- painting -- Illinois -- 20th century; Index -- volume 52; Museum buildings -- Rend Lake; Museum exhibits -- calendar;...
    • Museum's scientific literacy program; Treasures, tools, and questions: collections from the Havana site re-visited; Environmental figuration: contemporary views of the figure in an exterior; Index volume 52; Southern Ilinois arts and crafts...
    • The Living Museum vol. 60, no. 04; winter 1998-1999

    • Index -- volume 60; Art and mythology; Human remains (Archaeology) -- Repatriation -- Illinois; Indians of North America -- Peoria; Museums -- collecting and collections -- art; Miniature paintings -- Jenkins, R.O.; Angarola - Anthony; McFadyn,...
    • Volume 61 index; Spiritual passports/transformative journeys; Cultural heritage and repatriation: a personal view; new additions; Museum calendar
    • The Living Museum vol. 61, no. 04; winter 1999-2000

    • Index -- volume 61; Computer-aided instruction -- museum applications; Museum exhibits -- Amish quilts; Photography -- Ridgway, Robert; Human remains (Archaeology) -- Methodology -- osteology; Sparrows -- Illinois; Museum exhibits -- calendar
    • Electronic pathways: the Illinois State Museum in the Information Age; Log Jam on the Embarrass: an image from the Museum's Ridgway Archives; The Beauty of Bones, part two: human osteology and the lifeways of the historic Illinois Indians; A small...
    • The Living Museum vol. 64, no. 04;  winter, 2002-3

    • Museums -- Funding; Museums -- History -- Illinois State Museum Society; Art exhibitions -- Shoshannah; Hoffman, Susanna Siporin; Museum exhibits -- Calendar; Museums -- Travel tours
    • Illinois State Museum Society, 1952 - 2002: museum's partner celebrates its golden anniversary; Shoshannah; Museum calendar; Ruins, rugs, and rails: third ISMS southwestern tour
    • 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...
    • 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.
    • DeBoice, Benjamin S. - Interview and Memoir

    • Darrow, Clarence; Depression, 1929; Dewey, Thomas; DeWitt County (Ill.); Eisenhower, Dwight David (President, U.S., 1953-1961); Illinois Commerce Commission; Influenza Epidemic, 1918; Judges; Lawyers; Political Conventions; Prohibition; Republican...
    • Judge DeBoice, a Republican probate judge 1930-50, recalls political figures at the local, state, and national level; presidential campaigns, National Conventions of the 30's and 40's, state and Sangamon County politics, his law practice near...
    • Business and Industry: A - F; Overview

    • Business enterprises--Illinois; Business enterprises--Illinois--St. Charles history; Saint Charles (Ill.)--History
    • Photocopies of newspaper articles compiled by St. Charles Public Library staff. Organized alphabetically by business name. Dates currently referenced: 1878-1991. Commentary and notes by Library staff included.
    • Business and Industry: P - Z

    • Business enterprises--Illinois; Business enterprises--Illinois--St. Charles history; Saint Charles (Ill.)--History
    • Photocopies of newspaper articles compiled by St. Charles Public Library staff. Organized alphabetically by business name. Dates currently referenced: 1878-1991. Commentary and notes by Library staff included.
    • Dr. S.M. Burdon Memorial

    • Memorial, Building Dedications
    • A good crowd turned out for the dedication of the Dr. S.M. Burdon Memorial Room at the Tjaden Memorial Library in Washburn. The Burdon family was responsible for the project which includes many pieces of memorabilia from the practice of the late...
    • Barringer, Floyd - Interview and Memoir

    • Abraham Lincoln Association; Governor's Mansion, Springfield (Ill.); Historic Sites--Springfield (Ill.); Lincoln (Ill.); Medicine; Physicians; Sangamon County (Ill.); Springfield (Ill.)--Historic Sites; Springfield (Ill.)--History; World War,...
    • Dr. Barringer, neurosurgeon and historian, discusses experiences as a doctor; early years in Emden, Illinois; his father, a country doctor; education in Lincoln, Illinois and at the University of Illinois; medical training in Chicago; his work as a...
    • Kempe, Joe - Interview and Memoir

    • Baseball; Christian Scientists; Family Life; Journalism; Kennedy, John Fitzgerald (President, U.S., 1961-1963)--Assassination; Nokomis (Ill.); Printing (newspapers, etc.); Publishers and Publishing; Saint Louis Globe-Democrat (newspaper); Saint...
    • Kempe, magazine creator and publisher, discusses his work in the pre-automation printing trade and small press publishing: producing the advertising newspaper The Circulator, his membership in the International Typographical Union, experiences as a...
    • Lincoln's home reopening

    • Historic sites--Illinois--Springfield; Lincoln Home National Historic Site (Springfield, Ill.); Lincoln, Abraham, 1809-1865--Homes and haunts--Illinois--Springfield
    • Memorabilia from the reopening of the Lincoln Home National Historic Site on June 16, 1988, after extensive renovations. Includes: collector's envelope; proclamation from the mayor of Springfield, Illinois; booklet from the reopening day ceremony;...
    • Kirby, Lucile Daniels - Interview and Memoir

    • Chautauquas; Depression, 1929; Farms and Farming; Illinois College, Jacksonville (Ill.); Influenza Epidemic, 1918; Menard County (Ill.); Religious Life; Social Life and Customs; Voyages and Travels; Women--Roles, Occupations, etc.
    • Kirby, a resident of Menard County, Illinois, recalls early 20th century rural life: farming, education, dating and marriage, social life, church, 4-H clubs, touring post-WWI Europe, family life, farm wives' chores, Menard County church history,...
    • Mining and Mother Jones in Mount Olive

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    • "Pray for the dead and fight like hell for the living", her words still inspire labor organizers, but who was Mother Jones? Mary Harris "Mother" Jones, known as the Miners' Angel, was once described by West Virginia District Attorney Reese Blizzard...
    • Municipal Center

    • Municipal buildings--Illinois--Saint Charles; Saint Charles (Ill.)--History;
    • Photocopies of newspaper articles, as well as commemorative booklet and program from the 50th Anniversary in 1990. Also includes some information on architect R. Harold Zook. Compiled by St. Charles Public Library staff. (Note: a few items from the...

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