• Scalzo, Lillian - Interview and Memoir

    Scalzo, Lillian (1900-1984)

    Scalzo, an artist, discusses her work and association with art, the Springfield Art Association, Vachel Lindsay and her art education.

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  • I'm Proud To Be An American. 9224476

    Christine T. Curtis, Robert W. Gibb

    Sheet music book containing the song entitled "I'm Proud To Be An American" with words by Christine T. Curtis and music by Robert W. Gibb.

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  • Parnell, Abbie - Interview and Memoir

    Parnell, Abbie (1899-1980)

    Parnell, wife of Garland Leslie Parnell, an organ grinder, recalls her husband's occupation, selling fruit, raising monkeys and traveling.

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  • Something Lies Beyond the Scene

    Ogdon, Wilbur

    Something Lies Beyond the Scene (1959-60)Wilbur OgdonPerformed by IWU Chamber Singers with Lewis E. Whikehart, conductor, March 8, 1963This is the thirteenth piece on a two-track stereo reel-to-reel t…

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  • Jurgens, Bertha R. - Interview and Memoir

    Jurgens, Bertha R. (1896-1994)

    Jurgens, a German-American, discusses her family background and customs. She recalls her father's bakery, the German traditions in her domestic life, music and homemade food, and the family's experien…

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  • Hayden, Bruce K. Sr. - Interview and Memoir

    Hayden, Bruce K. Sr. (1889-1977)

    Hayden, Springfield resident and postal employee, discusses his experiences as a mail carrier in the Springfield community, segregation and discrimination, changes in Springfield and in the conditions…

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  • A-rolling my ball; En roulant ma boule

    Sung in French by the male Choir of the Universite de Moncton, New Brunswick, Canada (St. Paul: Minnesota Historical Society Press). Used with permission. French in Illinois Rendezvous 16 History

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  • LeTissier, Homer - Interview and Memoir

    LeTissier, Homer (1904-1986)

    LeTissier recalls his family, travels, education at Oklahoma A&M, meeting Vachel Lindsay, military bands, songwriting, grocery business, job at the Illinois Department of Public Aid, and his love of m…

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  • Eldridge, Carlton - Interview and Memoir

    Eldridge, Carlton (1911-1998)

    Eldridge, blind since childhood, discusses his music teaching career as a choir director and performer, and recalls his childhood and education at an East Lansing, Michigan school for the blind, WWI h…

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  • Send her along; Envoyons de l'avant

    Sung in French by the male Choir of the Universite de Moncton, New Brunswick, Canada (St. Paul: Minnesota Historical Society Press). Used with permission. French in Illinois Rendezvous 16 History

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  • Symphony No.8 (the "Unfinished")

    Schubert, Franz

    Symphony No.8 (the "Unfinished")SchubertAllegro moderatoAndante con motoPerformed by IWU Symphony Orchestra with Mario Mancinelli, conductor, November 18, 1965This is the third piece on a two-track st…

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  • Advent Song

    Heiden, Bernard

    Advent Song (1965) Bernard Heiden(Commissioned by the IWU Collegiate Choir) Performed by IWU Collegiate Choir with David Nott, conductor, Spring 1966This is the ninth piece on a two-track stereo reel-…

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  • Pryor, Allen W. - Interview and Memoir

    Pryor, Allen W. b. 1927

    Allen Pryor recalls life as an African American throughout his teenage years in Springfield, his military experiences from 1946-1947, and various state and federal jobs held before retiring as the Bur…

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  • Lark; Alouette

    Sung in French by the male Choir of the Universite de Moncton, New Brunswick, Canada (St. Paul: Minnesota Historical Society Press). Used with permission. French in Illinois Rendezvous 16 History

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  • Sanders, Earl V. - Interview and Memoir

    Sanders, Earl V. (1886-1981)

    Sanders discusses late 19th and 20th century life in Pawnee, Illinois: family, the town, coal mining, and daily life. Also recalls experiences as a rural mail carrier and an evangelist.

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  • Dawson, Sid - Interview and Memoir

    Dawson, Sid

    This memoir consists of four separate interviews with individuals who have lived and worked on the Ohio River. Reynolds discusses running a showboat; Lawwell recalls the 1913 Manchester, Ohio flood an…

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  • When He Comes Home. 9224479

    Frank Loesser

    Sheet music book for the song "When He Comes Home" by Frank Loesser.

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  • Psalm 67

    Ives, Charles

    Psalm 67Charles IvesPerformed by IWU Collegiate Choir with Lewis E. Whikehart, conductor, Spring 1962This is the eighth piece on a two-track stereo reel-to-reel tape recorded at 3 3/4 ips. The tape wa…

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  • Butler, Edith Anderson - Interview and Memoir

    Butler, Edith Anderson (1889-1982)

    Butler, a descendant of Moses K. Anderson, an early settler of Springfield, discusses her family history, childhood, and early singing career in Springfield with the Billy Sunday Revival. She recalls…

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  • Ron Holland Oral History Interview

    In this oral history interview, Ron Holland describes his role as bass player for the Granite City band Rising Sons, as well as the music culture and other local bands in St. Louis and Granite City. H…

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