Bluffs and Piasa Bird, 2016

Browse Collections (28 total)

Thumbnail Title Description Date Date Added This collection of photographs and documents related to the history of the Standard Oil refinery were loaned to us by the Wood River Museum to be digitized. October 1, 2018
1992 Women's Tiger Baseball Team A_009.jpg This collection includes various materials from Edwardsville High School's history, including photos of student athletic teams, theater production programs, student publications, and other documents. They were donated by Edwardsville High School to be digitized. September 18, 2018
Griffith-Erin-B-0001_A.jpg These artifacts were brought by students to be scanned as part of a three-day lesson offered by Madison Historical on April 20, 23, and 24, 2018 at Civic Memorial High School. The lesson was given to students in a junior American history class taught by Suze Gibson. Students also conducted four oral histories. August 9, 2018
Diamond_I_Products_front_cover_ed_web.jpg This collection of photographs, documents, and a glass catalog relates to the history of the Owens-Illinois Glass Company in Alton. They were loaned to us by the Alton Museum of History and Art to digitize. December 6, 2016
Aaliyah Merritt for Mr. Ivan Simms_otter_ai.pdf This collection features oral histories undertaken by high school students at Madison High School in 2023. The collection was developed by Dr. Tandra Taylor, Assistant Professor of History, and Mr. Brian Weaver, Ph.D. Student and Graduate Assistant. 2023 April 14, 2023
WRRHM-NL-0010.pdf These newsletters, originally distributed by email, were released by the Wood River Refinery History Museum on the refinery's centennial. 2017 May 3, 2017
Greg Kessler Interview.pdf These oral history interviews were conducted by interviewers associated with Madison Historical and touch on various topics in Madison County history. These topics vary by interviewee. 2016 - 2018 December 1, 2016
Hagopian-Nevart-001.pdf These oral histories were conducted for the History 447: Approaches to Oral History course taught by Anne Valk in the fall 2001 semester at Southern Illinois University Edwardsville. The majority of the interviews are with residents of Granite City, many of them residents of the Lincoln Place immigrant community. 2001 February 16, 2018
SRMSC_P_0004.jpg These photos, originally hosted on the online archive, are of Nike Site SL-10 in Marine, an anti-aircraft missile site built to protect the St. Louis metro region from enemy bombers during the Cold War. 1968 September 13, 2017
GHW-ed_005.jpg These 18 volumes contain editions of The Granite High World, the student newspaper for Granite City High School. The publications span from the 1935-36 school year to the 1955-56 school year. During these years, Granite City High School did not publish a yearbook, instead, senior photos were printed in the newspaper.

For yearbooks throughout the rest of the 20th and early 21st centuries, see Granite City Yearbooks published online by the Six Mile Regional Library.
1935 - 1956 September 26, 2017