2009-2010 Grant Winners
Cumberland County Historical and Genealogical Society Greenup, $420
To create, publish, and distribute a brochure to increase public awareness of the Cumberland County Historical and Genealogical Society
Gregg House Museum / Westmont Historical Society, Westmont, $170
To create a color brochure about the Museum to distribute to the community and Museum visitors
Springfield Art Association, Springfield, $500
To print two books: one on the history of Edwards Place and the other a historical cookbook featuring 1871 Springfield recipes and excerpts from Edwards family correspondence mentioning cooking and dining.
Governor Oglesby Mansion, Decatur, $410
To purchase new, locking file cabinets to store collections records and paper collections.
Parkland College Art Gallery, Champaign, $500
To mat and frame art works from the permanent collection for display in “Art Zones” in public spaces on campus.
Theatre Historical Society of America, Chicago, $92
To rehouse the Chicago Architectural Photography Company Collection into archival boxes
Cahokia Mounds Museum Center , Collinsville,
To develop four self-contained traveling exhibits on the key aspects of Cahokia Mounds State Historic Site to be used for public outreach and as a resource for classrooms
Midwest Museum of Natural History, Sycamore, $500
To purchase display cases for an expanded geology exhibit which will allow expanded programming for scout and school groups
Geneva History Center, Geneva,
To purchase equipment and secure professional services to transfer oral histories collected in collaboration with the StoryCorps into a format easily accessed by the general public
Joseph Glidden Homestead and Historical Center, DeKalb,
To purchase equipment to install in a new welcome center
Wabash County Museum, Mount Carmel,
To purchase a laptop to use for multimedia presentation “on the road”
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