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.
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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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Larry Kanfer with Alaina Kanfer
The Chicago Years
Allen Stuart Weller Edited by Robert G. La France and Henry Adams with Stephen P. Thomas
Teaching and Research on the Prairie
Edited by Mary-Ann Winkelmes and Antoinette Burton with Kyle Mays
The March on Washington Movement, 1941-1946
The WPA Papers
Edited by Brian Dolinar
Twentieth-Century Postcard Art from Chicago to Cairo
John A. Jakle and Keith A. Sculle
Abraham Lincoln and Owen Lovejoy
William F. Moore and Jane Ann Moore
A Field Guide to the Prairie State
Michael Jeffords and Susan Post
Politics and Policy in the Prairie State
James D. Nowlan and J. Thomas Johnson
Michael Kuo and Andrew S. Methven