Discover photographs, documents, films, maps, and more artifacts held in the incredible archival and museum collections right here in Champaign County! Enjoy learning about these fascinating resources in a fun, interactive atmosphere. The Bazaar is FREE and features booths where you can chat with your local archivists and curators.
Ask professionals how to best preserve your memories, start researching your family history, record an oral history, or ask about the history of Champaign-Urbana, Chanute Air Force Base, and Champaign County. Come see all the diverse resources and history Champaign County has to offer.
We will be holding a raffle for a canvas tote bag from The Urbana Free Library filled with local history books, a family history starter kit from Gaylord Archival, and other items from participating organizations.
Featuring: Champaign County Genealogical Society; Champaign County Historical Archives; Champaign County History Museum; History Harvest at the University of Illinois; Independent Media Center Zine Library and Archives; Kent Tucker, Lincoln Collector; Museum of the Grand Prairie; Rantoul Historical Society; and University of Illinois Student Life & Culture Archives