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All ISM Events

Illinois State Museum Events
Vault Selfies
Aug 8 2018 - 12:30pm to 1:30pm
Research & Collections Center, Springfield
How did people record and share images of themselves before selfies? See examples from the collection and learn about portraits, daguerreotypes, and photographs from the 1830s to 1930s.
George Godfrey
Aug 15 2018 - 12:00pm to 1:00pm
Research & Collections Center, Springfield
In the early 1800s, the presence of the Potawatomi tribe and its desire to maintain control of ancestral lands, was seen as an impediment to growth by the newly-minted State of Illinois.