Journal of the Illinois State Historical Society
We welcome essays, articles, and documents about Illinois, or its Midwest region. Studies about literature, art, technology, law, or other subjects are also welcome.
Authors should follow The Chicago Manual of Style, 16th ed. (University of Chicago Press) or imitate notes in this journal; use endnotes. Authors who desire illustrations should provide them. Articles average 12,000 words (including notes) but we have accepted articles from 4,000 to 15,000 words.
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Articles appearing in the Journal of the Illinois State Historical Society are abstracted and indexed in both Historical Abstracts and America: History and Life. The Journal is a member of the Conference of Historical Journals.
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The WPA Papers
Edited by Brian Dolinar
The University of Illinois, 1965-75
Joy Ann Williamson
Sex, Science, and Delinquent Girls, 1890-1960
Michael A. Rembis
Two Centuries of Midwest Foodways
Ellen F. Steinberg and Jack H. Prost
Reinventing the Postindustrial City
Edited by Paul Hardin Kapp and Paul J. Armstrong
Twentieth-Century Postcard Art from Chicago to Cairo
John A. Jakle and Keith A. Sculle
A Documentary History
The Notorious Maxwell Brothers
John E. Hallwas