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  • Tags: History--20th Century

Belleville Trades and Labor Assembly and Southwestern Illinois Central Labor Council.pdf
This collection contains the papers of Harold A. Wright of Belleville, Illinois. Wright was an active member of the local labor movement and the National Association of Letter Carriers Merged Branch 155 for 56 years. Wright also helped found the…

Shurtleff College Collection.pdf
Alumni Association ledgers, student activities programs, and newspaper clippings related to Shurtleff College from 1927-1954.

Captain Donald T Wright Collection.pdf
A collection of photographs and miscellaneous materials relating to Captain Donald T. Wright, riverboat captain and editor and publisher of Waterways Journal (St. Louis) from 1922-1965.

The Mayor James E. Williams, Sr. Collection contains the business and official correspondence of James E. Williams, the first black mayor of East St. Louis, Illinois who served from 1971-1975, as well as personal files. The collection is organized by…

The First Unitarian Church of Alton was established in 1836. It originally met in the office of Dr. William Emerson, the brother of Ralph Waldo Emerson, as the First Congressional Church of Alton. In 1854 the former Catholic Church, located at the…

The personal office files of former mayor Alvin G. Fields of East St. Louis, Illinois. Organized by subject, the documents include material for the whole of Fields's twenty year tenure as mayor of East St. Louis, but the bulk of the material related…

Clippings of historical events: Vietnam War, Watergate, congressional voting records from 1975-1985

The Frank Fries collection consists of the personal and business correspondence of Frank Fries, labor arbitrator of Gillespie, Illinois. This collection contains copies of arbitration decisions made by Fries in coal mining grievance cases in…

Edward Fresen Collection.pdf
The Reverend Edward Heinrich Gustov Fresen was born July 21, 1910 to Edward August Fresen and Wilhelmina Elsbeth Plassmann. He had one sister; Ruth Helen. The first 18 years of his life were spent in Edwardsville, Illinois. He attended Elmhurst…
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