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Illinois
Aurora
African American Heritage Museum and Black Veteran
126 South Kendall
Aurora IL
Phone
630 375-0657
Web Site *****
Description wooden sculptures by one man memorializing African American history
Type of Resource Specialty Museum
Collection N-Z Sculpture
Group Identity African American

Chicago
A Philip Randolph Pullman Porter Museum
Address
Chicago IL
Phone
Web Site
www.wimall.com/pullportermu
Description
Type of Resource
Museum
Group Identity African American

  Illinois
 
Chicago
  DuSable Museum of African-American History
 
740 East 56th Place
  Chicago IL 60637    
  Phone 773 947-0600
  Web Site http://www.dusablemuseum.org/
  E-mail  mailto:admin@dusablemuseum.org
 
Description  mosaic portraits, Harold Washington office, Africa Speaks, Trial to Triumph,               Blacks in Aviation
 
Type of Resource  Museum
  Collection N-Z  Portraits
 
Group Identity  African American
  New or Updated:  07/28/2003 

Evergreen Park
Bronzeville Children's Museum
9500 S Western Ave
PO Box 42850
Evergreen Park IL 60805
Phone 708 636-9504
Web Site http://www.bronzevillechildrensmuseum.com/infopage.html
E-mail mailto:Bronzvlle@aol.com
Description located in Evergreen Plaza Mall, African-American oriented museum for 3 - 11 year olds, rotating exhibits mostly feature history
Type of Resource Museum
Primary Focus Children
Group Identity African American
New or Updated: 06/06/2003

  Illinois
  Peoria
  African American Hall of Fame
 
309 S DuSable St
  Peoria   IL  61605    
  Phone 309 673-2206
  Web Site  http://www.peoriaparks.org/facilities/pcgeninfo.html 
   Description
  located in Proctor Center, a large city recreational facility
  Type of Resource  Museum
  Group Identity  African American
  Owner/Operator:  Peoria Parks
  New or Updated:  07/18/2003

  Wheaton
 
Wheaton History Center
 
606 North Main St
 
Wheaton  IL  60187    
 
Phone  630 682-9472
 
Web Site  http://www.wheaton.lib.il.us/whc/
 
E-mail  mailto:wtnhistory@aol.com
 
Description  four galleries of rotating exhibits, one permanent exhibit on the                         Underground Railroad, interactive activities, research annex at separate
 
Type of Resource  Museum
 
Primary Focus  Local History
 
Group Identity  African American
 
Research /Reading  Library
 
New or Updated:  08/20/2003

Indiana
Corydon
Leora Brown School
400 Summit Street
Corydon IN 47112
Phone
812 738-3376
Web Site http://www.soulfamilytravels.com/Indiana_Adventures/Leora_Brown_School-_Corydon/body_leora_brown_school-_corydon.html
Alt Web http://historic.shcsc.k12.in.us/schools/corydon/hist/history.htm-
Description segregated school used until 1949
Type of Resource Historic Place
Primary Focus Civil Rights
Building Type Schoolhouse
Group Identity African American
Era 1897
New or Updated: 05/19/2003

Fountain City
Levi Coffin House
 
113 US 27 North
 
PO Box 77
 
Fountain City  IN  47341    
 
Phone  765 847-2432
 
Alt Phone  765 935-8687
 
Web Site  http://www.waynet.wayne.in.us/nonprofit/coffin.htm
 
E-mail  mailto:waynet@waynet.org
 
Alt Web  http://www.in.gov/ism/HistoricSites/LeviCoffin/Historic.asp
 
Description  one of the major stops on the Underground Railway helping slaves escape
                       
 from the South
 
Type of Resource  House Museum
 
Group Identity  African American
 
Era      19th
 
Owner/Operator:  State of Indiana
 
New or Updated:  07/08/2003
 

  IN

  Greencastle

  DePauw U Anthropology Museum

  7 East Larabee Street

  Harrison Hall

  Greencastle  IN  46135    

  Web Site http://www.depauw.edu/acad/museum/

  E-mail  mailto:webteam@depauw.edu

  Alt Web http://www.depauw.edu/acad/socanthro/

  Description  extensive collection of African sculpture

  Type of Resource  Museum

  Field of Study/Science Facility  Anthropology

  Collection N-Z   Sculpture

  Group Identity  African
 

  IN

  Madison

  Historic Eleutherian College

  6927 W State Road 250

  Madison  IN

  Phone  812 273-9434

  Web Site http://www.eleutherian.us/

  Description  early Indiana college taught African Americans and whites

  Type of Resource  Historic Place

  Primary Focus  Building

  Building Type  Schoolhouse

  Group Identity  African American

  Era  1848

  New or Updated:  6/29/2007

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