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|1981 Cookbook Celebrating 25 Years of Women in the Farm Bureau||Cookbook 25 Years: Women of the Farm Bureau is a cookbook compiled by the Madison County Farm Bureau Women's Committee in Edwardsville, Illinois. This cookbook is 490 pages worth of recipies from various families in Madison County, divided by the type of meal each recipe was meant to serve.
This cookbook was scanned as a part of a Madison Historical class visit to Liberty Middle School in February 2020. This cookbook was contributed by Olivia Coll and her family.
|1981||March 4, 2020|
|1954 Kodak Camera||This Kodak camera was produced in Rochester, New York in 1954. Cameras such as these were constructed with metal and plastic and included features such as a large bulb flash and a shutter. This specific model, the "Brownie Holiday Flash" model included connections for a detachable flash bulb. This camera was photographed as a part of Madison Historical's class visit to Liberty Middle School.
This camera was brought in by Avery Cline, who recieved it from its original owner, Wilma Cline.
|1940s - 1950s||March 4, 2020|
|Old Box Phone||This wall-mounted wooden box telephone was a staple in the household in the early 20th century. One would speak into a funnel that protruded from the front of the box and would listen through a funnel that would have been brought up to the ear. When a phone call was directed to this phone, a mechanism inside the box would ring the two bells placed on the box In the telephone pictured, the bells are mouned on the front. Telephones like this often included a space for a paper record of phone numbers that one might find useful, such as the phone numbers of different services or family and friends. A paper such as this is included with the pictured telephone.
This telephone and list of phone numbers were digitized as a part of Madison Historical's class visit to Liberty Middle School in February 2020.
|Early 1900||March 4, 2020|
|Identification Card for Centerville Police Force||This is a Centerfield Police Force identification card for Ester V. Saverson. This specific identification card denotes that Saverson's service within the Civil Defense Corps was the Underwater Rescue Division.
This identification card was photographed as a part of a Madison Historical class visit to Liberty Middle School in February 2020. This card was contributed by Noah Armstead.
|1942-3-18||March 4, 2020|
|1894-1904 Ornamental Brick for Street Paving Glen Crossing Road in Glen Carbon, Illinois||This ornamental brick is one of many bricks meant to pave the streets of Glen Carbon around 1984-1904. This brick was photographed as a part of a Madison Historical class visit to Liberty Middle School in February 2020. It was brought to class by Ameena Abdul-Rasheed, whose grandmother recieved the brick from Erwin Wein. Erwin Wein's father worked in the company that mass-produced these bricks around the turn of the century.||1894 - 1904||March 4, 2020|
|2007 Edwardsville High Yearbook||This is Matthew Spohr's 2007 Sophomore yearbook from Edwardsville Hish School. On the cover, it says, "1000 Tales" alongside the image of a tiger tail on the cover. Inside, the books are memories from his high school years.
This book was digitized as part of a Madison Historical class visit to Liberty Middle School in spring 2020. It was brought to class by Anna Spohr.
|2001||March 4, 2020|
|1969-1975 Italian Lira||These are Italian Liras ranging in date of mint from 1969 and 1975. They were owned by the Great-great-grandfather of Kira Reed of Edwardsville, Illinois, he was born and raised in Bari, Italy until he married and moved to Eugene, Oregon in 1870. There in Oregon, Reed's Great-great-grandfather had three sons and two daughters. When all five of their children grew to adulthood, they moved to Seattle, Washington. Three years after their children had moved out Kira Reed's great-great-grandparents moved back to Bari, Italy. While living in Seattle Kira's great-grandpa had three sons, Scott, Steven and Logan. Kira's great-great-grandfather passed away, he sent my great-grandpa these Italian dollar bills as a keepsake. The money was then passed onto Kira's Great-grandmother and subsequently her son, Steven, who passed it onto his daughter Joleene. Joleene then passed the money onto her daughter Kirra Reed.
This artifact was digitized as part of a Madison Historical class visit to Liberty Middle School in spring 2020. It was brought to class by Kirra Reed.
|1969-1975||March 4, 2020|
|1957 United States Dollar Bill||This dollar bill from the year 1957 was saved by Ratcliff Scott's grandmother, who was born the same year. Scott's grandmother passed the dollar bill down to Ratcliff Scott who owned the bill as of Feburary 2020.
This currency was digitized as part of a Madison Historical class visit to Liberty Middle School in spring 2020. It was brought to class by Scott Radcliff.
|1957||March 4, 2020|
|2019 Navy and Marine Corps Commandment Medal to Nicholas Pavlinek||This is a medal was awarded to Senior Chief Fire Controlman (Surface Warfare) Nicholas Pavlinek of the United States Navy for meritorious service while serving as Combat Systems Department Leading Chief Petty Officer, USS Sioux City Blue Crew, from August 2016, to May of 2019. Senior Chief Nicholas Pavlinek led nineteen sailors, including mine warfare DET 23, through crew move-abroad, commissioning, and initial A/T certification. Pavlinek Filled a critical role as the only enlisted tactical action officer during combat systems shipboard qualification trials, qualifying four department heads as Tactical Action Officer (TAO), resulting in eight live-fire events totallling 324 57mm and 24 CHAFF expended rounds.
This artifact was digitized as part of a Madison Historical class visit to Liberty Middle School in spring 2020. It was brought to class by Adam Pavlinek.
|2019||March 4, 2020|
|Grove's Tasteless Chill Tonic, 1878-1910||This clear glass bottle was used at the turn of the century to hold medicine for the treatment of chills caused by a fever. The bottle is inscribed as originating in Paris, France by Edwin Wiley Grove. Near the turn of the 20th century, this company moved to St. Louis.
This object was digitized as part of a Madison Historical class visit to Liberty Middle School in spring 2020. It was brought to class by Iris Palmier.
|1878-1910||March 4, 2020|