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Msu Art College Students To Showcase Work In Senior Capstone Exhibition

Musical fanatics will enjoy the Elgin Children’s Chorus, the Elgin Youth Symphony, and the Elgin Symphony Orchestra. Discover the Northern Fox River Valley’s wealthy heritage at the Elgin Public Museum, the Elgin Area Historical Society & Museum, the Naper Settlement, the Illinois Railway Museum, and South Elgin’s Fox River Trolley Museum. Located subsequent to USAG Wiesbaden’s new lodging facility, slated to open later this year, and across from Army Community Service, the center provides easy access to a number of entertainment choices.

Are artists selfish?

The answer is no. The only way that any of them would be considered technically

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Segregated school in Jacksonville Beach was home to Black students

JACKSONVILLE BEACH —  Although there’s an understated elegance to its brick construction and long windows, the old schoolhouse is nothing fancy: a simple rectangle that once held four classrooms.

With links to a woman born into slavery who went on to teach children in her kitchen, it became known by several names: School #144, Jacksonville Beach Colored School and Jacksonville Beach Elementary. 

For generations of Black residents at the Beaches, it became a distinct mark of pride, a centerpiece and social center for the community — as well as a refuge during Hurricane Dora in 1964.

In the days before

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