ISHS announces theme for 2017 Illinois History Symposium The 2017 Illinois History Symposium committee has announced the theme for its 2017 event: "War and Suffrage: 1917, the year of Turmoil." A general call for papers about Illinois's involvement in the war--battalions, regiments, units, and individuals, including soldiers, nurses, ambulance drivers, civilian support staff, and other aspects of the war (pacifism, peace coalitions, American-Germans and their trials)--, as well the topic of Woman Suffrage in in Illinois during the year 1917, will be considered. The Symposium will be held in Springfield at Lincoln Land Community College April 20-22, 2017. Send proposal ...
Contact: William Furry, Executive Director
Lincoln Land Community College