• Randolph, Paul J. - Interview and Memoir

    Randolph, Paul J. (1905-1990)

    Randolph, member of the Illinois House of Representatives 1945-77, discusses his years as a member of the Illinois General Assembly; transportation, education, and municipal affairs legislation; found…

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  • Partee, Cecil A. - Interview and Memoir

    Partee, Cecil A. (1921-1994)

    Partee, Democratic member of Illinois House of Representatives 1957-67 and Illinois Senate 1967-77, discusses his years in the General Assembly: work with issues such as civil rights, consumer rights…

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  • McCarthy, Robert W. - Interview and Memoir

    McCarthy, Robert W. b. 1924

    Robert W. McCarthy, Democratic member of the Illinois House of Representatives 1954-61 and the Illinois State Senate 1961-1977, discusses his involvement in a variety of legislative issues: reapportio…

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  • Rayson, Leland - Interview and Memoir

    Rayson, Leland (1921-2001)

    Rayson, an independent liberal member of the Illinois House of Representatives 1965-77, discusses his years in the General Assembly: his work with civil rights, public aid, and criminal law legislatio…

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  • Smith, Elbert S. - Interview and Memoir

    Smith, Elbert S. (1911-1983)

    Elbert S. Smith, member of the Illinois Senate 1949-57, discusses issues and accomplishments of his years in the General Assembly: constitutional revision, judicial reform, and reapportionment; civil…

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  • Gilbert, John G. - Interview and Memoir

    Gilbert, John G. (1912-1989)

    Gilbert, member of the Illinois Senate from 1961-1973, discusses his political career: issues relevant to southern Illinois; legislative achievements in the areas of education, business, economic deve…

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  • Rowe, Harris - Interview and Memoir

    Rowe, Harris b. 1923

    Rowe, Republican member of the Illinois House of Representatives 1961-67, discusses his years in the General Assembly: campaigning, public aid, education, civil rights, and reapportionment legislation…

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  • Catania, Susan - Interview and Memoir

    Catania, Susan b. 1941

    Catania, member of the Illinois House of Representatives 1973-83, discusses her years in the General Assembly: accomplishments, women's issues, women in the legislature, Equal Rights Amendment, civil…

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  • Parkhurst, John C. - Interview and Memoir

    Parkhurst, John C. b. 1920

    Parkhurst, Republican member of the Illinois House of Representatives 1959-69, discusses his years in the General Assembly: campaigns, judicial and legislative reforms, reapportionment, anti-crime bil…

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  • Clabaugh, Charles W. - Interview and Memoir

    Clabaugh, Charles W. (1900-1987)

    Clabaugh, member of the Illinois House of Representatives 1939-75, discusses his years in the Illinois General Assembly: transportation, agriculture, education, conservation, civil rights, and WWII le…

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  • McGloon, Thomas A. - Interview and Memoir

    McGloon, Thomas A. (1911-1987)

    McGloon,Democratic Illinois State Senator 1959-1970, discusses his years in the General Assembly and work with the Commission on the Organization of the General Assembly, reapportionment, and legislat…

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  • Mann, Reverend Harry - Interview and Memoir

    Mann, Reverend Harry (1903-1986)

    Mann discusses discrimination in Springfield, race riot of 1908, the Depression's effects on the African American community, and the reactions of local and state officials to black efforts to improve…

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