UIS History Harvest: “Being Illinoisan”


Saturday, October 13, 2018


Innovate Springfield, 15 Old State Capitol Plaza, Springfield, Illinois


10:00 am - 2:00 pm


The public is invited to bring objects, photographs, and documents that connect them or their family to Illinois and its history. Students will take high-resolution photographs of each object, or high-resolution scans of documents and photographs. Participants will then have an opportunity to tell the student ‘harvesters’ the stories behind the objects. After the harvest is concluded students will work on creating an online, free-to-access archive that presents and preserves materials brought in on the day.

Cost of Admission: $Free

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