Mayor Alvin G. Fields Collection


Mayor Alvin G. Fields Collection


Fields, Alvin G.
East Saint Louis (Ill.)


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 to the period of the 1960s. Many documents relate to the operations of the various departments of the East St. Louis city government, federal and state supported programs for East St. Louis improvement, correspondence with state and federal officials and cooperation with other agencies in the Metro-East area.


Fields, Alvin G.


Southern Illinois University Edwardsville, Louisa H. Bowen University Archives and Special Collections


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13 boxes; 13.0 cu. ft.






ACC. 71:1


Fields, Alvin G., “Mayor Alvin G. Fields Collection,” Digital Exhibits, accessed June 4, 2020,

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