By Tim Roberts September’s artifacts of the month at the Western Illinois Museum are two photographs marking the visit of a Republican presidential ...

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1896 Presidential Candidate


By Carmen Keist and Marla Vizdal The Artifact of the Month featured at the Western Illinois Museum is a 1920s men’s wool bathing suit. In the heat o...

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Wool Bathing Suit


Volunteers play a big role in all aspects of the museum.  They help manage the collection, create and assist with education programs and exhibits, an...

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