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The main museum exhibits focus on gold mining, pioneers and Native Americans, but there are other displays including the two-story 1880 Naucke House, a historic blacksmith and barn area, an 1890s log school and a US military collection. Visit the ...

Effects of the San Francisco Earthquake

National Archives "Today's Document" - Fri, 2018-04-20 23:08

Effects of the San Francisco Earthquake (detail)
Considered one of the worst natural disasters in U.S. history, the San Francisco Earthquake struck on the morning of April 18, 1906.
More about the 1906 San Francisco Earthquake and Fire

Naperville News Digest - Chicago Tribune

Illinois in museum news - Fri, 2018-04-20 13:47

Chicago Tribune

Naperville News Digest
Chicago Tribune
The “DCM Express Pop-Up Experience” will feature train-themed activities and is to open May 1. The “Build It Small Build It Tall” exhibit will feature Legos and other similar building bricks for children to build their own creations. Donations of BRIO ...

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Great museums matter for the locations on the shortlist for Amazon's HQ2 - The Denver Post

Illinois in museum news - Fri, 2018-04-20 13:39

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Great museums matter for the locations on the shortlist for Amazon's HQ2
The Denver Post
That's part of why almost every big city in the United States wants either to have great art museums or to revamp the museums it has. Tens of billions of dollars have been raised and spent on new museum buildings in the past decade alone. For better or ...

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Heartland Festival Orchestra's "Jazz in Spring" features old favorites, young musicians - Peoria Public Radio

Illinois in museum news - Fri, 2018-04-20 12:30

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Heartland Festival Orchestra's "Jazz in Spring" features old favorites, young musicians
Peoria Public Radio
David Commanday, Artistic Director of the Heartland Festival Orchestra, is with us again to talk about the HFO's next concert. "Jazz in Spring" features Mendelssohn's "Midsummer Night's Dream Overture" and Aaron Copland's "Appalachian Spring." The ...

Great museums seem to matter for the locations on the shortlist for Amazon's HQ2 - Washington Post

Illinois in museum news - Fri, 2018-04-20 08:35

Washington Post

Great museums seem to matter for the locations on the shortlist for Amazon's HQ2
Washington Post
Art museums — which these days are much more than just places to look at art — play an outsize role in satisfying all these factors. Their prestige and prominence make them prime tourist destinations. Their health and quality are also tied up with ...

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A Statement on Cuba and U.S. Neutrality Laws

National Archives "Today's Document" - Thu, 2018-04-19 23:42

Robert F. Kennedy Statement on Cuba and Neutrality Laws, April 20, 1961 (detail)
Dated April 20, 1961, Attorney General Robert F. Kennedy released this statement in reference to the controversial and ill-fated Bay of Pigs invasion of Cuba by American-supported Cuban exiles.
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Presidential library publishes digital archive of papers from Lincoln's first 33 years - The State Journal-Register

Illinois in museum news - Thu, 2018-04-19 15:08

The State Journal-Register

Presidential library publishes digital archive of papers from Lincoln's first 33 years
The State Journal-Register
The Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library announced today that it is publishing “the most complete documentary collection ever produced” of the sixteenth president's first 33 years. The digital collection covers much of Lincoln's early years in ...

First 33 Years of Lincoln Documents Available - Effingham's News Leader

Illinois in museum news - Thu, 2018-04-19 14:43

First 33 Years of Lincoln Documents Available
Effingham's News Leader
The bulk of this release deals with his time in the Illinois legislature. Researchers can read bills Lincoln wrote, speeches he delivered and open letters he published in the newspaper. “This is the most complete documentary collection ever produced on ...

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New Website Tells Illinois' Story From Long Before Statehood « CBS ... - CBS Chicago

Illinois in museum news - Thu, 2018-04-19 12:32

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New Website Tells Illinois' Story From Long Before Statehood « CBS ...
CBS Chicago
A new website created for Illinois' bicentennial celebration tells the story of Illinois from well before it became a state 200 years ago.

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Father and son ply fields for Native American artifacts - LaSalle News Tribune

Illinois in museum news - Thu, 2018-04-19 10:05

Father and son ply fields for Native American artifacts
LaSalle News Tribune
The Illinois State Museum estimates more than a million have been found in Illinois. When humans first occupied North America 13,000 to 14,000 years ago, they made spear points. In La Salle County, Gary Carruthers once found a Clovis point, one of the ...

New Bicentennial Website Shocases Illinois Before Statehood - Peoria Public Radio

Illinois in museum news - Thu, 2018-04-19 08:35

Peoria Public Radio

New Bicentennial Website Shocases Illinois Before Statehood
Peoria Public Radio
A new website created for Illinois' bicentennial celebration tells the story of Illinois from well before it became a state 200 years ago. The Illinois State Museum created the website, which features objects from its collection as well as from other ...
New website tells Illinois' story from long before statehood | The ...Wichita Eagle

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New Bicentennial Website Profiles Illinois Before Statehood - Peoria Public Radio

Illinois in museum news - Thu, 2018-04-19 08:35

Peoria Public Radio

New Bicentennial Website Profiles Illinois Before Statehood
Peoria Public Radio
A new website created for Illinois' bicentennial celebration tells the story of Illinois from well before it became a state 200 years ago. The Illinois State Museum created the website, which features objects from its collection as well as from other ...
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New website tells Illinois' story from long before statehood - Los Angeles Times

Illinois in museum news - Thu, 2018-04-19 05:40

New website tells Illinois' story from long before statehood
Los Angeles Times
A new website created for Illinois' bicentennial celebration tells the story of Illinois from well before it became a state 200 years ago. The Illinois State Museum created the website , which features objects from its collection as well as from other ...

New website tells Illinois' story from long before statehood | The ... - Wichita Eagle

Illinois in museum news - Thu, 2018-04-19 04:51

New website tells Illinois' story from long before statehood | The ...
Wichita Eagle
A new website created for Illinois' bicentennial celebration tells the story of Illinois from well before it became a state 200 years ago.

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New website tells Illinois' story from long before statehood - Sacramento Bee

Illinois in museum news - Thu, 2018-04-19 04:51

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New website tells Illinois' story from long before statehood
Sacramento Bee
A new website created for Illinois' bicentennial celebration tells the story of Illinois from well before it became a state 200 years ago. The Illinois State Museum created the website , which features objects from its collection as well as from other ...
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Deposition Concerning the Battle at Lexington

National Archives "Today's Document" - Wed, 2018-04-18 23:09

Deposition of Captain John Parker Concerning the Battle at Lexington, 04/25/1775 (detail)
The first battles of the American Revolution occurred at the towns of Lexington and Concord, Massachusetts, on April 19, 1775. Shown here is the deposition of Captain John Parker of the Lexington Militia, describing the initial events of the day.
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Ulrich director candidate visits campus - Wichita State Sunflower

Illinois in museum news - Wed, 2018-04-18 21:25

Wichita State Sunflower

Ulrich director candidate visits campus
Wichita State Sunflower
Before that, she served as curator of contemporary art at the Krannert Art Museum at the University of Illinois. If chosen, Brothers would succeed Bob Workman, who is retiring after five years as the Ulrich museum's director. The Ulrich director ...

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