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Campus History, University of St. Francis
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in Campus History (Charleston, SC: Arcadia Publishing), 128 page(s),
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The story of the University of St. Francis began in 1920 when the seeds were planted for Assisi Junior College. The school's evolution continued when, as the College of St. Francis, it awarded bachelor's degrees in 1930, became coeducational in 1970, and attained university status in 1998. The university owes its...
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Illinois History, An Overview, 3, Struggle for the Illinois Country
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directed by James A. Edstrom; produced by James A. Edstrom, in Illinois History, An Overview, 3 (Privately Published, 2009, originally published 1971), 27 mins
This documentary, directed by James A. Edstrom, features the struggle for Illinois County.
directed by James A. Edstrom; produced by James A. Edstrom, in Illinois History, An Overview, 3 (Privately Published, 2009, originally published 1971), 27 mins
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Illinois History, An Overview, 8, Illinois in the Civil War
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directed by James A. Edstrom; produced by James A. Edstrom, in Illinois History, An Overview, 8 (Privately Published, 2009, originally published 1971), 24 mins
This documentary, directed by James A. Edstrom, features Illinois during the Civil War.
directed by James A. Edstrom; produced by James A. Edstrom, in Illinois History, An Overview, 8 (Privately Published, 2009, originally published 1971), 24 mins
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Illinois History, An Overview, 12, Illinois - Today and Yesterday
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directed by James A. Edstrom; produced by James A. Edstrom, in Illinois History, An Overview, 12 (Privately Published, 2009, originally published 1971), 21 mins
This documentary, directed by James A. Edstrom, features Illinois, today and yesterday.
directed by James A. Edstrom; produced by James A. Edstrom, in Illinois History, An Overview, 12 (Privately Published, 2009, originally published 1971), 21 mins
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Images of America, Camp Ma-Ka-Ja-Wan
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in Images of America (Charleston, SC: Arcadia Publishing, 2014), 128 page(s),
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Camp Ma-Ka-Ja-Wan opened in the summer of 1929 with a vision of providing an outdoor experience for young people. It is owned and operated by the Northeast Illinois Council, Boy Scouts of America (BSA), in Highland Park, Illinois, and located in Pearson, Wisconsin. The camp’s name comes from the Native American...
in Images of America (Charleston, SC: Arcadia Publishing, 2014), 128 page(s),
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Images of America, Channahon and Minooka
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in Images of America (Charleston, SC: Arcadia Publishing, 2013), 128 page(s),
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The villages of Channahon and Minooka sit side by side, with Channahon in Will and Grundy Counties and Minooka in Will, Grundy, and Kendall Counties. Channahon was settled to take advantage of the Illinois and Michigan Canal, and Minooka was formed around a number of railroads. It was the canal that helped shape C...
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Images of America, Matteson
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The village of Matteson was founded in 1855 and named after the 10th governor of Illinois, Joel Matteson. German immigrants were the area’s first settlers, seeking agriculture and business opportunities. The Illinois Central and Michigan Central Railroads provided the stimulus for the growth of one of the first...
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McHenry and McCullom Lake
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in Images of America (Charleston, SC: Arcadia Publishing, 2007), 128 page(s),
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Come along to McHenry. Nestled between the Fox River and McCullom Lake, it is a friendly, welcoming city with a rich history. It was designated as the first county seat of the newly formed McHenry County in 1837. Its surrounding farmland provided both food from its crops and milk from its cows to the Chicago area....
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Images of America, Mercer County
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Mercer County’s location on the east bank of the Mississippi River has made it an attractive site for habitation for thousands of years. Prior to the arrival of European settlers, Native Americans of the Sauk (Sac) tribe were drawn here because of the abundance of fish and wild game. The formal organization of M...
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Images of America, Mokena
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Founded in 1852 by Allen Denny, a War of 1812 veteran and operator on the Underground Railroad, Mokena has for over 150 years been a center of commerce and a transportation hub. Meaning “turtle” in the ancient Algonquin tongue that was fluently spoken in this region for centuries, Mokena rose to prominence wit...
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