Grants Program

 

2007-2008 Grant Winners

 

COMMUNITY AWARENESS GRANT

Bryant Cottage State Historic Site, Bement $500
For commemoration of the Lincoln-Douglas Debates

Johnny Gruelle Raggedy Ann and Andy Museum, Arcola $500
For website development


CONSERVATION SUPPORT

Historic Vandalia, Inc., Vandalia $500
For purchase of materials to build storage cabinets

LaSalle County Historical Museum, Utica $500
For purchase of metal shelving racks and acid-free boxes for textiles

Levere Memorial Temple, Sigma Alpha Epsilon Foundation, Evanston $500
For purchase of acid-free tissue paper and boxes for storage of 116 scrapbooks

Nauvoo Historical Society, Nauvoo $500
For construction and installation of fourteen UV filtering and insulating glass storm windows

Stephenson County Museum, Freeport $500
For the purchase of acid-free tissue, storage boxes, and cabinets for storage of textiles

Vliet Center for Lake Bluff History, Lake Bluff $500
For purchase of supplies to conserve, duplicate, and store archives

White County Historical Society, Carmi $500
To purchase 90% UV protection rollershades to protect textiles and wood surfaces in the Robert Stewart House


EXHIBITS AND EDUCATIONAL PROGRAMS

Apple River Fort Historic Site, Elizabeth $500
For exhibit Black Hawk’s Raid: The Fort Under Siege

Museums at Lisle Station Park, Lisle $500
For educational program “A Day in an 1850s School House”

Tremont Museum and Historical Society, Tremont $500
For purchase of Multiplex 8000 display panels for use in exhibits

Vermilion County Museum, Danville $500
For construction of traveling exhibit Celebrating Lincoln: A Year of Remembrance

Warrenville Historical Society Museum, Warrenville $495
For printing of an educational program booklet on local artists


TECHNOLOGY GRANT

Collinsville Historical Museum, Collinsville $500
For purchase of new laptop computer for Past Perfect software and other uses

Crystal Lake Historical Society, Crystal Lake $500
For the conversion of newspaper microfilm to digital format

Grayslake Historical Society, Grayslake $400
For purchase of Past Perfect software

Macon County Historical Society, Decatur $500
For the purchase of new video equipment

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