Midwestern History Association Conference in June: the response to the call-for-proposals for the Third Annual Midwestern History Association conference was overwhelming! From those proposals, 80 presentations have been selected for the final schedule, which can be found at the link below. Please spread word of the conference to your friends and colleagues and join us in Michigan on June 7.
CALL FOR CHAPTER PROPOSALS: edited collection of essays on the intellectual history of the American Midwest.
Mapping Midwestern Minds: Essays on the Intellectual History of the Midwest
Deadline: July 1, 2017
Posted for Jon Lauck
Gateway Arcana: Myths, Mysteries, and Hidden History in the Iowa-Illinois Gateway
The 2016 Conference on Illinois History program has been posted on our website https://www.illinois.gov/ihpa/Involved/Pages/Conference.aspx and registration is enabled in both electronic form and by following the instructions on the program.
Please pass along the program to your colleagues, volunteers, students, and generally anyone else you might think of who would be interested in attending—all are welcome. We would love to make this conference the best one yet!
This book detailed the shorelines of the Great Lakes in the U.S., including scenery, wildlife, and recreation areas. It also described the state of protection for the shoreline and came with recommendations for preservation and recreation developments.
Book available via National Park Service
Mailing address: 639 38th Street Augustana College, Rock Island, IL 61201
Physical address: Denkmann Memorial Hall Augustana College 3520 7th Ave Rock Island, IL 61201
Home page: http://www.augustana.edu/swenson
Collections page: http://www.augustana.edu/general-information/swenson-center/collections
Emigrant Steamer Orlando (1880). Image courtesy of the Swenson Swedish Immigration Research Center, Augustana College.
The BMRC is a Chicago-based membership organization of libraries, universities, and other archival institutions. Its mission is to make broadly accessible its members' holdings of materials that document African American and African diasporic culture, history, and politics, with a specific focus on materials relation to Chicago. The University of Chicago serves as the current host institution of the BMRC.