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Illinois Heritage, September–October 2019

Illinois Heritage, September–October 2019
Elaine Evans

Illinois Heritage, September–October 2019

Volume 22, Number 5

The September–October issue of Illinois Heritage straddles a couple of centuries, with articles on the Constitutional Convention of 1870, Humanitarian Jane Addams, and the 1949 St. Anthony’s Hospital fire in Effingham. We jump forward and into the past with our interview with Leslie Goddard, an actor who interprets historical figures from three centuries. And we step outside the boundaries of Illinois for a ride on the riverboat Twilight, just to see our state from another point of view.

Thanks to all who have helped make this issue possible, contributors, donors, advertisers, letter writers, and readers. You’re the best. Share your Heritage!

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Table of Contents


  • President's message
  • Letters
  • ISHS News
  • Editorial
  • The honor roll


  • Illinois Women Artists Series, #36: Mabel Key
  • Coimetromania (Sample article)
  • More than a mere mention: Women's rights and the constitutional convention of 1870
  • No way out: The 1949 St. Anthony’s Hospital fire claimed more than 75 lives and changed fire safety laws forever
  • Forgotten Voice of Illinois: Jane Addams (Sample article)
  • First Person: A Conversation with actor Leslie Goddard
  • Musing and cruising on the Mississippi

On the cover:

Our small patch of prairie at the Strawbridge-Shepherd House, here on the campus of the University of Illinois Springfield, is part habitat, part classroom, and all miracle of nature. If you need another perspective on life in Illinois, come visit us. --Photograph by William Furry.

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