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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 ...

Naperville News Digest - Chicago Tribune

Fri, 2018-04-20 13:47

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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

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

Fri, 2018-04-20 12:30

Peoria Public Radio

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

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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Lincoln's childhood, political writing available in collection - Wandtv ... - WAND

Thu, 2018-04-19 20:47

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Lincoln's childhood, political writing available in collection - Wandtv ...
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ILLINOIS (WAND) – An online database now holds thousands of documents that shine a light on Abraham Lincoln's life.
First 33 Years of Lincoln Documents Available - Effingham's News ...Effingham's News Leader

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Presidential library publishes digital archive of papers from Lincoln's first 33 years - The State Journal-Register

Thu, 2018-04-19 15:08

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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

Thu, 2018-04-19 14:43

First 33 Years of Lincoln Documents Available
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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

Thu, 2018-04-19 12:32

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

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

Thu, 2018-04-19 08:35

Peoria Public Radio

New Bicentennial Website Shocases Illinois Before Statehood
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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 Bicentennial Website Profiles Illinois Before Statehood - Peoria Public Radio

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

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

Thu, 2018-04-19 04:51

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

Thu, 2018-04-19 04:51

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New website tells Illinois' story from long before statehood
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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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Ulrich director candidate visits campus - Wichita State Sunflower

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 ...

Overlooked No More: Harriott Daley, the Capitol's First Telephone Operator - New York Times

Wed, 2018-04-18 21:00

New York Times

Overlooked No More: Harriott Daley, the Capitol's First Telephone Operator
New York Times
By 1905, Daley was supervising four other operators, all of them women; by 1909, there were 10, with men taking over during the less-busy night hours. The operators' duties included keeping careful accounts of calls for billing purposes, and in 1913 ...

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'It's a beautiful day': Thursday marks 90th anniversary of the hanging of notorious Charlie Birger - The Daily Republican

Wed, 2018-04-18 13:52

The Daily Republican

'It's a beautiful day': Thursday marks 90th anniversary of the hanging of notorious Charlie Birger
The Daily Republican
Reports said he stopped to shake hands with some of the crowd of 500 gathered to witness his hanging. Standing on the scaffold, he said, "I've forgiven everybody," before a black hood -- he refused a white hood as he did not want to be mistaken for a ...

'It's a beautiful day': Thursday marks 90th anniversary of the hanging of notorious Charlie Birger - Benton Evening News

Wed, 2018-04-18 13:50

Benton Evening News

'It's a beautiful day': Thursday marks 90th anniversary of the hanging of notorious Charlie Birger
Benton Evening News
Reports said he stopped to shake hands with some of the crowd of 500 gathered to witness his hanging. Standing on the scaffold, he said, "I've forgiven everybody," before a black hood -- he refused a white hood as he did not want to be mistaken for a ...

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