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2005 Map of Edwardsville and Glen Carbon, Illinois This is a 2005 Craig Williams, Inc. paper map of Edwardsville and Glen Carbon, Illinois. This map uses a .6 mile scale.

This map was brought in by David Geldmacher as a part of a Madison Historical class visit to Liberty Middle School in February 2020.
2005 March 4, 2020
May 21, 2000 issue of The Telegraph, with "Verdict Rocks Shell" Headline This May 21, 2000 issue of The Telegraph includes the headline article of Edwardsville-Shell Oil Co. which wasn't the process of a lawsuit with one of their employees, a former roofing worker who developed mesotheleoma, an asbestos related cancer while working at the Wood River refinery. The worker sued Shell for $34.1 million according to the article.

This newspaper headline was brought in by Lucas Gebhardt as a part of a Madison Historical class visit to Liberty Middle School in February 2020.
2000-5-21 March 4, 2020
Hamel State Bank Bicentennial U.S.A Plate This is a plate from the Hamel State Bank in 1976. This plate bought as a birthday present for a family member of Alex Fox. It was chipped in the process of moving between houses. The plate is over 30 years old and has an American flag with military soldiers on it.

This commemorative plate was brought in by Alex Fox as a part of a Madison Historical class visit to Liberty Middle School in February 2020.
1976 March 4, 2020
Derek DeWitt Military Dog Tags from 2008 These are stainless steel military dog tags that belonged to U.S Marine Derek DeWitt who served from 2008-2009. Their purpose is to identify service members.

These dog tags were brought in by Tyler DeWitt as a part of a Madison Historical class visit to Liberty Middle School in February 2020.
2008 - 2011 March 4, 2020
1995 Article about Bill Hyten, The First Superintendent of Triad High School This is a 1995 newspaper article about the first superintendent of Triad School District, Bill Hyten. He also talks about his family and how happy he is to see his daughter for the holidays.

This newspaper article was brought in by Sam Cowlingas a part of a Madison Historical class visit to Liberty Middle School in February 2020.
December 27, 1995 March 4, 2020
1901 Culver Block Brick This is a brick made by Culver Blocks on February 1, 1901. The item was found in Edwardsville, IL. The sides of the brick are chipped and uneven in certain spaces. The Madison County Historial Society used Culver Blocks on their redevelopment of the Plaza between the 1836 Weir Home and the Archival Library in Edwardsville Illinois for historical continuity.

This brick was brought in by Skye Byrd as a part of a Madison Historical class visit to Liberty Middle School in February 2020.
1901-2-1 March 4, 2020
Wooden Mineature Figurine of Marquette Catholic High School in Alton, IL This is a decrative wooden miniature of historic Maruette Catholic High School in Alton, Illinois. Marquette is a Roman Catholic, Co-Ed High School established by the Ursuline sisters in 1927. This was bought as a graduation gift. This item was brought in by Dalton Brown as a part of a Madison Historical class visit to Liberty Middle School in February 2020. 1982 March 4, 2020
1949 Argo Flex Camera This is a camera made in 1949, which was purchased in Sweden. The camera is a rectangualar black box with two lenses, one to indicate when a picture is ready to be taken and another for the photographer to look through. On the back of the camera there is a red dot that is transluscent and tells the photographer how much unused film is left in in the reel until. To spin the film the photographer turns the small knob on the right side of the camera that you turn after each picture is taken.

This camera was brought in by Sarabeth Breder as a part of a Madison Historical class visit to Liberty Middle School in February 2020.
1949 March 4, 2020
1912 Harper Brothers Publication of Huckleberry Finn This is a copy of Mark Twain's Huckleberry Finn from 1912. It has a green and black cover and inside has the signature of an unknown person.

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 Aurora Wilke.
1912 March 4, 2020
The Yankee Doodle Boy from Fortuna, California 1983 The article is from Fortuna, CA on June 30, 1983. The article is about Harold C. Ross when he was a soldier in the Mexican Campaign, World War I, and World War II. He lived in California at the time and was well known by many people. It contains a black and white picture displaying him as well.

This article was digitized as part of a Madison Historical class visit to Liberty Middle School in spring 2020. It was brought to class by Alli Ross, the great-grandchild of Harold C. Ross.
1983-6-30 March 4, 2020