Horseshoe Lake, 2016

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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
04-04-17_1_300.jpg These photographs, digitized by the Glen Carbon Heritage Museum, are from some of the museums collections: the St. Louis Press Brick Company, churches, coal mining, farming, social organizations, railroads, and sports. Circa 1900 - 1960 December 8, 2016
CHM-D-0002.pdf This collection contains photographs, scorebooks, and a handbill of the Inter-City Baseball League in the Metro-East. These items primarily relate to the Collinsville team: the Collinsville Indians. The photographs were digitized at the Collinsville Historical Museum and copies were donated to Madison Historical,. October 2, 2019
BoS_002.jpg These are the published board meeting minutes of the Madison County Board of Supervisors from 1926 to 1931, which were loaned to us by the SIUE Louisa H. Bowen University Archives and Special Collections to digitize. To view their finding aid, follow this link. 1926 - 1931 June 26, 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
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
MHM-P-0039.jpg This collection contains photographs and documents related to the Southwestern Illinois Intercity Baseball League, particularly focused on the Maryville team, the Maryville Red Sox. The items were digitized at the Maryville Heritage Museum and copies were donated to Madison Historical. 1920s - 1980s November 13, 2019
MHM-P-0014.jpg This collection contains photographs and documents related to the mining history of Maryville, most of them related to the Donk Bros. Mining Company. The items were digitized at the Maryville Heritage Museum and copies were donated to Madison Historical. November 13, 2019
Gibson-Bob-P-0114.jpg This collection contains photographs from 1926 and 2002 of the interior and exterior of the Madison County Tuberculosis Sanitarium in Edwardsville, which became the Madison County Nursing Home in the 1970s. The photographs show the damage to the building resulting from mine subsidence, as well as attempts to prevent further subsidence in the 1920s. The building was torn down in the early 2000s. 1926 September 21, 2017
Mudge-Steve-D-0021.pdf This collection of letters were sent to and from E. W. Mudge prior to and during the American Civil War. Mudge served in the Confederate army during the war, while one his brothers served in the Union army. March 11, 2019