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Costume  Iowa - Illinois

 
  Costume Pages  AK-AZ, CA, CO, CT-FL, IA-IL, IN-KYMAMD-ME, MI-MNMO-NC, ND-NV, NY-RI, TX-ZZ  
    Iowa
 
Cedar Falls
 
Cedar Falls Historical Society
 
308 Franklin Street
 
Cedar Falls  IA  50613    
 
Phone  319 266-5149
 
Web Site  http://www.cedarfallshistorical.org/
 
Description  owns & operates five museums including Ice House, early service station,                         and model train collections, all within walking distance of each other
 
Type of Resource  Museum
 
Primary Focus  Local History
 
Building Type  Commercial
 
Collection A-F  Costume
 
Collection N-Z  Model Railroad
 
Research /Reading  Archives
 
New or Updated:  08/21/2003

Ottumwa
Wapello County Historical Museum
210 West Main Street
Ottumwa IA 52501
Phone
641 682-8676
Web Site http://www.onethirty.com/museum/
Description scale replica of 1890 Coal Palace, women's fashion 1880-1930, agricultural implements, one room school, parlor
Type of Resource Museum
Primary Focus Local History
Collection A-F Costume
Collection G-M Models

Iowa
Rockwell City
Calhoun County Museum
150 High Street US Highway 20
MAIL: 858 Lake Street
Rockwell City IA 50579
Phone 712 297-8139
Web Site *****
Alt Web http://www.traveliowa.com/thingstodo/attractions/northwest/rockwell_city/421
Description 34 rooms of local memorabilia, 2 additional buildings of horse-drawn
Type of Resource Museum
Primary Focus Local History
Building Type Schoolhouse
Collection A-F Costume
Collection G-M Machinery
New or Updated: 06/02/2003

 

 

 

Illinois
Chicago
Polish Museum of America
984 North Milwaukee Avenue
Chicago IL
Phone
773 384-3352
Web Site www.pma.prcua.org/english/main/museum
Description both Polish and Polish American art and history
Type of Resource Specialty Museum
Collection A-F Costumes
Collection G-M Jewelry
Group Identity Eastern European
Research/Reading Library

Edwardsville
Madison County Historical Museum
715 North Main Street
Edwardsville IL 62025
Phone
618 656-7562
Web Site http://www.plantnet.com/museum/
Description local history in historic mansion
Type of Resource House Museum
Primary Focus Local History
Collection A-F Costume
Collection N-Z Quilts
Research/Reading Archives
Era 1836

Illinois
Galena
Galena-Jo Daviess County History Museum
211 South Bench Street
Galena IL
Phone
815 777-9129
Web Site http://www.galenahistorymuseum.org/
E-mail mailto:ghmuseum@galenalink.net
Description local memorabilia, US Grant, steamboating, mining in 1858 Barrows mansion
Type of Resource Museum
Primary Focus Local History
Industry/Profession Mining
Collection A-F Costume
Era 1858

Harvard
Greater Harvard Area Historical Society
308 Hart Boulevard
PO Box 505
Harvard IL 60033
Phone 815 943-6770
Web Site *****
Description local memorabilia, , uniforms, radio equipment, milk testing equipment
Type of Resource Museum
Primary Focus Local History
Collection A-F Costume
New or Updated: 06/16/2003

Illinois
Moline
Rock Island Historical House
822 11th Avenue
Moline IL 61265
Phone 309 764-8590
Web Site http://www.richs.cc/
Description former mansion features carriage house with local history and clothing collections, house, and research library
Type of Resource Museum
Primary Focus Local History
Field of Study/Science Facility Genealogy
Collection A-F Costume
Collection N-Z Vehicles
Research /Reading Library
Owner/Operator: Rock Island County Historical Society
New or Updated: 07/03/2003

Murphysboro
Jackson County IL Historical
 
1616 Edith Street
 
Murphysboro  IL  62966    
 
Phone  618 684-6989
 
Web Site  http://home.globaleyes.net/loganmus/JCHSEgypt.htm
 
Description  recently built Historical Centre holds research collection, exhibits under                         development
 
Type of Resource  Museum
 
Primary Focus  Local History
 
Field of Study/Science Facility  Genealogy
 
Collection A-F  Costumes
 
Research /Reading  Library
 
New or Updated:  07/08/2003

  Illinois

  Oak Brook

  Czechoslovak  Heritage Museum

   122 Est 22nd Street

  Oak Brook  IL   60521    

  Phone   630 472-9909

  Web Site  http://www.csafraternallife.org/csalife/home/museum.htm

  Toll Free  800 543-3272

  Description  costumes & craft items

  Type of Resource   Museum

  Collection A-F Costume

  Collection G-M  Glass

  Collection N-Z  Pottery

  Group Identity   Eastern European

  Research /Reading  Archives

  New or Updated:   8/13/2004

  Wilmette
 
Wilmette Historical Museum
 
609 Ridge Road
 
Wilmette  IL  60091    
 
Phone  847 853-7666
 
Web Site  http://www.wilmettehistory.org/
 
Description  local collections, rotating exhibits, in former Gross Point Village Hall
 
Type of Resource  Museum
 
Primary Focus  Local History
 
Building Type  City Hall
 
Collection A-F  Costumes
 
Collection N-Z  Photography
 
Research /Reading  Archives
 
Owner/Operator:  Wilmette Historical Society
 
New or Updated:  08/21/2003

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