An Alliance Library System grant project funded by the Illinois State Library,
a division of the Office of the Secretary of State

This page dedicated to Bridget Lamont, Former Director of the Illinois State Library

Also dedicated to Illinois women dedicated to library and information access: Kathryn Harris, Director of the Illinois State Historical Library; Valerie Wilford, Director of ALS; Melissa Calhoun, Infobahn Outfitters; and Jean Wilkins, Director of the Illinois State Library

Slide ShowThis web site attempts to capture the experiences of Illinois women during the first century of statehood. The site includes a digital archive of original material from participating libraries and links to existing Internet material.

Special Link: National First Ladies Library
Special Feature: Illinois' First Ladies
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