Great River Road, 2016

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Undated family photograph at the Mudge farm in Grantfork. This is an undated family photograph taken in front of the family home on Mudge farm in Grantfork. The individuals in the photo are listed clockwise from the top left: Molly Noonan Nurse, Aunt Bet Hearne, Aunt Jenny McKinney, Grandmother Hill, Winfrey Gregory, James Hearne, Louise Gregory, Mary Hill Cunningham , Aunt Annie Cunningham, John McKinney, William Hearne, Aunt Annie Cunningham, Mary Hill, and Mother. Unknown March 15, 2019
Letter to Stephen Medge about the location of a grave on the Mudge property, 2008 This is a letter to Stephen Medge about the location of a grave on the Mudge property from July 9, 2008. In this letter, Janie A. Coberly asks Stephen Mudge if he has any knowledge about a grave that belonged to her ancestor Robert S. Coulter. Coutler owned the Mudge property until 1821 when it was sold to the Mudge family. January 9, 2008 March 15, 2019
Letter to Dick H. Mudge, Jr concerning the preservation of a barn on his property, 1973 This is a letter from January 24, 1973 to Dick H. Mudge, Jr concerning the preservation of a barn on his property built in 1873. It was sent from Donald F. Lewis of the Illinois State Historical Society in Springfeild. 1973 March 15, 2019
1882 receipt for the sale of land from John C. Naffedit This is a receipt for the sale of land from John C. Naffedit on June 17, 1882 for $8,464.00 1882 March 15, 2019
Ralph Korte Oral History In this oral history interview, Ralph Korte, founder of Korte Construction in Highland, Illinois, discusses his life and business. Korte described growing up on a farm near Pierron, Illinois, and his early years of school. He describes life on the farm during the Great Depression and World War II. Korte then discusses his time in the Army during the Korean War and attending night school at SIUE. Next Korte describes the founding of Korte Construction and its early years of growth in Highland and throughout the Metro East. October 22, 2018 December 19, 2018
Betty J. Vaughn Oral History Interview In this oral history interview, Betty J. Vaughn discusses her role as the first female supervisor of Olin Brass in East Alton. She also describes her childhood growing up on a farm in Bethalto and changes in Madison County throughout her life. 2018-07-10 September 16, 2018
Man and Young Boy in Front of Helfer’s Threshing Machinery Man and Young Boy in Front of Helfer’s Threshing Machinery. Unknown December 8, 2016
Arthur Schon and a Hired Hand Arthur Schon and a hired hand holding horses on the Schon farm in the 1930s. 1930s December 8, 2016
Arthur Schon Farming Ground Arthur Schon Farming Ground at 156 Glen Carbon Road during the early 1930s. Horses being used to pull farm equipment. 1930s December 8, 2016
Farm Workers Enjoying Their Lunch Break on the Brockmeier Farm Farm Workers Enjoying Their Lunch Break on the Brockmeier Farm in the 1920s. 1920s December 8, 2016