Wednesday, May 29, 2024


Welcome to the Illinois State Historical Sociey's online store. Over the years the Society has accumulated many books and since it is neither a research center nor a lending library, we have created this Store to make these books available for purchase. Most are single title items in like new condition. In addition to books, we are also offering for sale back issues of the Journal of the Illinois State Historical Society and Illinois Heritage, art work, and stationery. All proceeds from these sales will be used to support the Illinois State Historical Society.

*Most of the books for sale are new or very gently used and in extremely good condition.  If you have any specific questions, please feel free to call the office at 217-525-2781, Ext. 1.

Illinois State Historical Society   |   Strawbridge-Shepherd House   |   PO Box 1800   |   Springfield, IL 62705-1800

Cart Summary
: 0
Subtotal: $0.00
Submit Request Quote
 * Denotes Required Field.
Company Name:
Request Quote
Out Of Stock image

Is currently out of stock, however if you enter your email address we will notify you when it comes back into stock!

Search: Search
Illinois Heritage, Vol. 11, No. 3, May–June 2008
Illinois Heritage, Vol. 11, No. 3, May–June 2008

Illinois Heritage, Vol. 11, No. 3, May–June 2008



Table of Contents




  • To our readers
  • President’s message
  • Letters
  • News
  • The honor roll




  • 2008 Verna Ross Orndoff scholarship winner
  • Highlights of the 2008 Illinois History Symposium
  • Letters home: Votre petit protégé
  • Abraham Lincoln in Macon County, part 2: Lincoln the lawyer
  • Society presents annual awards at the Executive Mansion
  • Going strong at 106: Edna Harpster reflects on her century in central Illinois
  • Lincoln in sculpture, part 10
  • Fighting war on the homefront
  • 2008 symposium banquet address



On the cover: Edna Mae Robertson (soon-to-be Harpster) dressed up for her high school graduation in 1926. Born in 1902, Edna Mae has never lived more than 50 miles from her home in Coles County. She shares a bit of her story in an interview beginning on page 18.



* Shipping and handling included in list price

$15.00 - $16.46 Tax Incl.
    Terms Of UsePrivacy StatementCopyright 2024 by Illinois State Historical Society
    Back To Top