• Wilkin, R.J. - Interview and Memoir

    Wilkin, R.J. (1900-1979)

    Wilkin recalls duties, responsibilities, and trains while working for the Chicago & Illinois Midland, Illinois Terminal and other railroads in the early 20th century in Springfield and central Illinoi…

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  • Crosley, Lewis - Interview and Memoir

    Crosley, Lewis (1888-1978)

    Crosley recalls work for the U.S. Corps of Engineers in Cincinnati, Ohio; surveying the Ohio River; construction of Dam 39; and the 1937 flood in Cincinnati.

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  • Funk, Mary and Herndon, Calista - Interview and Memoir

    Funk, Mary (1901-1980) and Herndon, Calista d. 1983

    Funk and Herndon, proponents of birth control, recall the early efforts of Planned Parenthood in Springfield, attitudes toward birth control since 1918, individuals involved in the organization of Pla…

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  • Edgar, Jim - Interview

    Edgar, Jim

    Mr. Edgar discusses his history within politics. He talks about his roles as a legislator in the 53rd district of Illinois.

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  • 1970.27.1 Judy Helle 1970

    This 3-part interview includes the introduction, transcript, and audio file of Judy Helle, a 1970 graduate of Graham Hospital School of Nursing, who was interviewed for the School’s oral history proje…

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  • Riehle, Marie - Interview and Memoir

    Riehle, Marie (1900-1989)

    Riehle, owner of the Commercial Hotel in Auburn, Illinois discusses her early family life, elementary school education, her mother's boarding business, 1910 fire, the coal industry, Auburn businesses…

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  • 1950.27.1 Caroline Winston Stine 1950

    This 3-part interview includes the introduction, transcript, and audio file of Caroline Winston Stine, a 1950 graduate of Graham Hospital School of Nursing, who was interviewed for the School’s oral h…

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  • Agne, Stanley T.

    Korean War, 1950-1953 1951-1952 United States. Army

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  • Wisherd, Captain D. W. - Interview and Memoir

    Wisherd, Captain D.W

    Captain Wisherd, riverboat captain, discusses river experiences and excursion boats on the Mississippi River.

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  • English, Tom - Interview and Memoir

    English, Tom (1903-1991)

    Tom English, banker, husband of Freda English, recalls growing up on a farm in Hamilton and Saline Counties in southern Illinois: farm work, church and social activities in the rural community, and ed…

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  • Prater, Frannie - Interview and Memoir

    Prater, Fannie (1903-1995)

    Prater, postmaster, discusses rural life in Kilbourne, Illinois: farming, holidays, Depression, WWII, and operation of the Kilbourne post office.

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  • Sermons from the People's Church, 1939-1985: The Purolater Robbery Rev. Duenow October 25, 1981

    This is a collection of audio recordings of sermons from the People's Church, Chicago, Illinois, featuring sermons and radio broadcasts of Dr. Preston Bradley and guest speakers.

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  • McDonald, Harry - Interview and Memoir

    McDonald, Harry (1917-1994)

    Harry McDonald, lifelong hoisting and electrical engineer in coal mines, discusses the history of coal mines in Sangamon County, the conflict between PMA and UMW during the 1930's, duties of the hoist…

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  • Tropp, Robert H.

    World War, 1939-1945 circa 1939-1945 United States. Navy

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  • Sermons from the People's Church, 1939-1985: Mr. Perry Geertz What Must I Do To Stay Out Of Hell January 11 1981

    This is a collection of audio recordings of sermons from the People's Church, Chicago, Illinois, featuring sermons and radio broadcasts of Dr. Preston Bradley and guest speakers.

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  • Faley, Michael J.

    World War, 1939-1945 1943-1945 United States. Army. Medical Corps

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  • Spicer, Cledith - Interview and Memoir

    Spicer, Cledith (1905-1991)

    Spicer, waitress, discusses employment at Maldaner's Restaurant in Springfield: bakery, work and business hours, uniforms, meal specialties, employees and managers, and customers.

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  • 1987.27.1 Pam Mayer Detweiler 1987

    This 3-part interview includes the introduction, transcript, and audio file of Pam Mayer Detweiler, a 1987 graduate of Graham Hospital School of Nursing, who was interviewed for the School’s oral hist…

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  • Albright, Carl H. - Interview and Memoir

    Albright, Carl H. b. 1921

    Albright, retired Air Force Lt. Col., discusses his career in the Air Force, aviation cadet training, European assignments and missions during WWII; return to U.S., discharge, and return to college; r…

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  • Jack, Homer A. - Interview and Memoir

    Jack, Homer A. (1916-1993)

    Jack, a Unitarian Minister, discusses the use of non-violent means to bring about social change. He recalls WWII conscientious objectors from Union Seminary and discusses pacifism, the peace movement…

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