Greetings, Baseball Fans!
Its ISHS Centennial Day at Wrigley Field!
Join the Illinois State Historical Society at historic Wrigley Field on Friday, August 22, for Illinois history/Centennial Business Awards Day. All seats $50, if purchased from the Society at 217-525-2781. Deadline to book is August 6. If you will be leaving from downstate Illinois, the Society has booked a chartered bus to and from Wrigley. The price is $75 round trip, plus ticket. Call today for details. The 1:20 p.m. game is between the Cubs and the Baltimore Orioles. If youve never been to Wrigley Field, which is celebrating its 100th anniversary this year, now is the occasion, before time, gravity, and progress resign the historic field to the past.
Digitized Journal Available on JSTOR
Illinois history students and researchers can now access the first 100 years of the Journal of the Illinois State Historical Society on JSTOR, the online digital archives available at college and university libraries around the world. Individual articles published in the Journal since 1908 can be downloaded for a $10 fee, a percentage of which is returned to ISHS as part of its contract with JSTOR.
ISHS Members in good standing an have unlimited online access to the Societys Journal for a $10 annual user fee, payable to the Society. Members who sign up will receive an individual Login and Password from JSTOR, which gives them access to a searchable index of Journal articles and the complete run of the prairie states premiere historical publication through the 2007 calendar year. Additional issues will be added each year.
To sign up for the ISHS Member unlimited online access, send a $10 check to:
Illinois State Historical Society
P O Box 1800
Springfield, IL 62705-1800
Attention: JSTOR Access
Join ISHS or Renew Your Membership!
U of I Press is now processing membership applications for ISHS. Click here to join the ISHS or renew your membership!
See an empty spot where an ISHS Marker should be? Donate to the marker program.
Historical markers are expensive to create and maintain. Please support the ISHS Markers program by contributing toward a marker on the "wish list" or to the marker fund in general, which will help us maintain damaged markers. Click here for more information.
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