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11/15/1915

The first annual conference of the Illinois Association of Chamber of Commerce Executives is held in Decatur. The official name of the organization adopted at that meeting was "Illinois Commercial Secretaries Association."

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Since 1934, the Illinois State Historical Society has erected more than 500 historical markers statewide. Subjects of historical significance to Illinois are co-sponsored by local organizations and supporters. The Illinois State Historical Society coordinates the placement and management of historical markers throughout the state.

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Nominations for ISHS Board of Directors and Advisory Board now being accepted

The Illinois State Historical Society is seeking a few good people to serve on its Board of Directors and Advisory Board.

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