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This collection contains transcriptions and audio cassettes of interviews conducted by Delta Barber Masterson between 1979 and 1983 with retired southern Illinois coal miners and relatives of coal miners. The collection also includes photographs,…

Progressive Mine workers of America, Local Union #3.pdf
This collection contains records and various papers of Progressive Mine Workers of America, Local Union #3 of Collinsville, Illinois and four of its predecessor unions. Records include treasurer's, financial secretary's, and recording secretary's…

Yoch Collection.pdf
This collection contains the genealogy and history of the Yoch family (1847-1978) from the time Chrisian and Katherine Yoch came to Belleville, Illinois from Germany in 1847. It also contains materials related to the Yoch Coal Mine.

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…

Lowery-Adams Collection.pdf
Copies of twelve letters of James T. Lowry, M.D. and T. Henry Adams both of Eugene Vermillion Co., Indiana. Letters relate to the westward movement to the fold field of California and Oregon in the early 1850s. Descriptions of St. Louis, St. Joseph,…

Fred Lippert Collection.pdf
This collection consists of photocopy records of the journals of Fred Lippert, state mine inspector for Madison, Monroe, Clinton, Randolph, and St. Clair counties. It also includes daily reports, expense accounts, and miscellaneous data on mines.

Beck Collection.pdf
The Beck Coal Mining Collection consists of the personal and business papers of Clarence V. Beck, Sr. and Jr, owners and operators of several mines in the St. Louis and Metro-East area from 1938-1974. The collection includes photographs,…
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