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Thursday, Aug. 18, 2005 12:00 am

State Museum found a champion in 1906

I don’t know for sure whether history repeats itself, but I do know this: What goes around comes around. Nearly 100 years ago, on Nov. 27, 1907, Professor Alja Robins
Thursday, June 30, 2005 12:00 am
Last year, Dan Hillis — a local attorney who is originally from Binghamton, N.Y. — purchased a home on South Douglas Avenue that he is now in the process of renov
Thursday, June 23, 2005 12:00 am
When the family and friends of Olga McAnarney gathered during Christmas week last year to mourn her death, the traditional repast after the burial was an occasion that reunit
Thursday, June 9, 2005 12:00 am
In the hot summer of 1904, Springfield photographer Guy Mathis sallied forth from his downtown offices above Coe’s Book Store at Fifth and Monroe streets in his
Thursday, April 28, 2005 12:00 am
Doug Waterman, a retired teacher from Davis, Calif., plans to visit his son Ryan and daughter-in-law Julie here in Springfield next month. There’s nothing remarkable about that, except
Thursday, April 28, 2005 12:00 am
The Rev. Dr. James H. Magee (1839-1912) is one of the most interesting, yet obscure, characters in Springfield history. Were it not for a semiautobiographical book he publish
Thursday, April 14, 2005 12:00 am
In the summer of 1942, the District Convention of the Order of AHEPA (the American Hellenic Educational Progressive Association) was held for three days at the Abraham
Thursday, April 7, 2005 12:00 am
The terrible fire that gutted the Herbert Georg Studio in downtown Springfield in February 1980 was very nearly thorough in its destruction of the studio building and its
Thursday, March 24, 2005 12:00 am
Two of the most interesting, accomplished, and talented people ever to appear on the Springfield arts scene were Romain and Ellen Proctor, who quite casually fell in love wit
Thursday, Feb. 24, 2005 12:00 am
Among the many collections that make up the Audio-Visual Department of the Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library, the Guy Mathis photographic collection stands out for its


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