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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Our exhibit, Raising Corn: The Story of a Crop will be on view from August 2, 2016, to January 7, 2017. Since its founding, corn has played a role in...

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Raising Corn