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  Arlington Heights

  Eastland Disaster Historical Society

  PO Box 2013

  Arlington Heights IL   60006    

  Web Site http://www.eastlanddisaster.org/contactus.htm

  Toll Free 877 865-6295

  E-mail  mailto:info@eastlanddisaster.org

  Description  to commemorate 1915 sinking of excursion boat with the loss of 814

  Type of Resource  History Related Organization

  Primary Focus  History Resource

  Kind of Activity  Online Museum

  Nature of Group or Site  Association

  New or Updated:  11/24/2006


Illinois
Chicago
Chicago Public Library
400 South State Street
Chicago IL 60605
Phone
312 747-4300
Web Site
http://www.chipublib.org/004chicago/chicpl.html
Description extensive collections of Chicago literature, arts, World's Fair memorabilia, Afro-American history & Literature, architecture
Type of Resource History Related Organization
Primary Focus: History Resource

Illinois
Decatur
Heritage Network of Decatur-Macon County IL
Address
******
Decatur IL
Phone
Web Site
http://www.decaturnet.org/heritage/
Description nicely done site and idea -- 30 local museums, history, preservation, and educational organizations described and linked to
Type of Resource History Related Organization
Primary Focus: History Resource
Kind of Activity Link List
Nature of Group or Site Web Site

Illinois
Jacksonville
Jacksonville Area Genealogical & Historical Society
416 South Main St
PO Box 21
Jacksonville IL 62650
Phone 217 245-9623
Web Site http://www.japl.lib.il.us/community/clubs/jaghs/
Description local Genealogy
Type of Resource History Related Organization
Primary Focus History Resource
Field of Study/Science Facility Genealogy
New or Updated: 06/21/2003

Illinois
Rock Island
Swenson Swedish Immigration Research Center
Augustana College
639 38th Street
Rock Island IL 61201
Phone
309 794-7204
Fax
309 794-7443
Web Site http://www.augustana.edu/administration/swenson/index.htm
E-mail mailto:sag@augustana.edu
Description archival collection of Swedish immigration, genealogy
Type of Resource History Related Organization
Primary Focus: History Resource
Group Identity Scandinavian
Research or Reading Archives

Illinois
Roselle
Law Enforcement Memorial Association Inc
PO Box 72835
Roselle IL 60172
Phone 312 623-1391
Web Site http://www.forgottenheroes-lema.org/
E-mail mailto:forgottenheroes@aol.com
Description dedicated to researching police deaths and building museum and library to honor them
Type of Resource History Related Organization
Primary Focus: History Resource
Industry Profession Law Enforcement

Illinois
Springfield
State of Illinois Historic Preservation Agency
500 East Madison
Springfield IL 62701
Phone 217 785-1511
Fax 217 785-7937
Web Site http://www.state.il.us/hpa/
Description SHPO, operates 58 sites, research library, preservation programs & register, home for IL Assoc of Museums
Type of Resource History Related Organization
Primary Focus: History Resource
Research or Reading Library

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Indiana
*****
County History Preservation Society
Address  *****
Phone
Web Site
http://www.countyhistory.com/index.html
Description
extensive collection of photos, histories and links for Indiana counties
Type of Resource
History Related Organization
Primary Focus
History Resource
Collection N-Z Photography
New or Updated: 06/14/2003
Indiana
Bloomington
Elizabeth Sage Historic Costume Collection
Dept of Apparel merchandising & Interior Design, U IN
Memorial Hall East 232, 1021 East Third Street
Bloomington IN 47405
Phone
812 855-5497
Alt Phone  812 855-0362
Web Site http://www.indiana.edu/~amid/sage/sage.html
E-mail amid@indiana.edu
Description 17,000 items of apparel for research -- no display place on premises, objects often at IU Art Museum or elsewhere (contact)
Type of Resource History Related Organization
Primary Focus: History Resource
Collection A-F Costumes
Research or Reading Library
  Indiana U Oral History Research Center
Indiana U
Ashton-Aley 264
Bloomington IN 47405
Phone 812 855-2856
Web Site www.indiana.edu/~ohrc/
Description over 1600 recorded interviews
Type of Resource History Related Organization
Primary Focus: History Resource
Field of Study Science Facility Oral History
Research or Reading Archives
 
  Indiana
Bloomington
Organization of American Historians
 
112 North Bryan St
 
Bloomington  IN  47408    
 
Phone  812 855-7311
 
Web Site  www.indiana.edu/~oah
 
Description  professional historian organization, lecture program, advocacy, awards,                         radio show, conferences
 
Type of Resource  History Related Organization
 
Primary Focus  History Resource
 
Kind of Activity  Link List
 
Nature of Group or Site  Association
 
New or Updated:  07/09/2003
 
  Indiana
Evansville
Indiana Council for History Education
c/o Historic Southern Indiana
USI 8600 University Boulevard
Evansville IN 47712
Phone 812 465-7014
Fax 812 465-7061
Web Site www.ihc4u.org/iche
E-mail mailto:dbigham@usi.edu
Description organization of those who teach about the past, provides short, broad-based links for US and Indiana history and social studies
Type of Resource Education
Primary Focus: History Resource
Kind of Activity Link List
Nature of Group or Site Association

Indiana
Evansville
Historic Southern Indiana
University of Southern Indiana
8600 University Boulevard
Evansville IN 47712
Phone 812 465-7014
Web Site http://www.usi.edu/hsi/
Toll Free 800 489-4474
E-mail mailto:hsi@usi.edu
Description promotes historic, natural & recreational activities in southern part of
Type of Resource History Related Organization
Primary Focus History Resource
New or Updated: 05/23/2003
 
  Nancy Mautz Creative Impulse
Address  ******
Evansville IN
Phone
Web Site http://history.evansville.net/prehist.html
E-mail mailto:nbmautz@evansville.net
Description lengthy annotated list of links to sites and articles on prehistory sites, culture, and arts
Type of Resource History Related Organization
Primary Focus: History Resource
Kind of Activity Link List
Nature of Group or Site Web Site
Field of Study Science Facility Anthropology
 
  Indiana
Indianapolis
Indiana Main Street
Indiana Department of Commerce
One North Capitol, Suite 700
Indianapolis IN  46204
Phone 317 233-0410
Fax 317 233-6192
Web Site http://www.in.gov/mainstreet/services.html
E-mail mailto:mmcconaghy@commerce.state.in.us
Description state agency to administer Main Street revitalization program -- list and links for participating communities
Type of Resource History Related Organization
Primary Focus: History Resource
 
 

  IN

  LaPorte

  LaPorte County Pioneer Cemetery Commission

  813 Lincoln Way

  Courthouse Annex MR #3

  LaPorte  IN

  Phone   219 362-5583

  Alt Phone   219 326-6808

  Web Site  http://www.rootsweb.com/%7Einlpccem/cems.htm

  E-mail  mailto:laportecemeteries@yahoo.com

  Alt Web  http://www.inpcrp.org/

  Description  restores and maintains record of pre-1850 cemeteries -=- limited hours

  Type of Resource   History Related Organization

  Primary Focus  History Resource

  New or Updated:  11/4/2004

 
  Indiana
Moores Hill
 
Carnegie Historic Landmarks Preservation
 
14687 Main Street
 
PO Box 118
 
Moores Hill  IN  47032   
 
Phone  812 744-4015
 
Web Site  *****
 
Alt Web  http://www.dearborncounty.org/history/historgs.html
 
Description  for the preservation of Carnegie Hall in Moores Hill, building has been
                       
restored and holds museum, library and more
 
Type of Resource  History Related Organization
 
Primary Focus  Preservation
 
Building Type  Civic
 
Research /Reading  Library
 
Era      1854
 
New or Updated:  07/08/2003
 
  Indiana
New Harmony
New Harmony Scientists, Educators, Writers & Artists
Address
*****
New Harmony IN
Phone
*****
Web Site http://cedar.evansville.edu/~ck6/bstud/nh.html
Description New Harmony was a center of intellectual ferment. Learn about it here, compiled by a professor at U Evansville
Type of Resource History Related Organization
Primary Focus: History Resource
Kind of Activity Link List
Nature of Group or Site Web Site
 
  Indiana
West Lafayette
OWL Research Starting Points
Purdue University
Heavilon Hall
West Lafayette IN
Phone
*****
Web Site
http://owl.english.purdue.edu/internet/index.html
Description service by Purdue to its students contains brief lists of starting points in most academic topics -- we haven't posted phone of e-mail, because it is just for the Purdue community
Type of Resource History Related Organization
Primary Focus: History Resource
Kind of Activity Link List
Nature of Group or Site Web Site
 
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