Bluffs and Piasa Bird, 2016

Browse Collections (28 total)

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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
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
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
1996_001_002.jpg These photographs of various events and people in Collinsville history were loaned to us to digitize by the Collinsville Historical Museum. Circa 1890 - 1975 April 21, 2017
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
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
1850_age_race.pdf This collection includes sections taken from federal censuses that show the population, agriculture, education, industry, and other statistics of Madison County. 1820 - 1840 July 13, 2017
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
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
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