Great River Road, 2016

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  • Tags: Cold War
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Edward Hatten Oral History Interview In this oral history interview, Alton resident Edward Hatten discusses his experiences growing up during the Cold War.

This oral history was recorded as part of a Madison Historical class visit to Civic Memorial High School in spring 2018. It was conducted by William Davis.
April 22, 2018 August 9, 2018
Elmo Meyers Oral History Interview In this oral history interview, Elmo Meyers discusses his experiences growing up during the Cold War.

This oral history was recorded as part of a Madison Historical class visit to Civic Memorial High School in spring 2018. It was conducted by Nicholas Neal.
April 22, 2018 August 9, 2018
Enlistees in the US Army in 1959, including Bethalto resident Kelly Cato This is a group photograph of enlistees in the US army in 1959. Bethalto resident Kelly Cato is standing in the third row from the bottom and third from the left. Cato graduated from Civic Memorial High School in Bethalto and went on to serve in Okinawa on the missle site where he monitored the East China Sea during the Cold War.

This photograph was scanned as part of a Madison Historical class visit to Civic Memorial High School in spring 2018. It was brought to class by Cato's granddaughter, Mackenzie Cato.
1959 September 7, 2018
Gas Tanker Convoy in West Germany in the 1960s This photograph shows a gas tanker convoy in West Germany. One of the men in the convoy is Bethalto resident Everett Jett, who was stationed in West Germany from January 1964 to June 1966. Jett served in the 3-703rd Maintenance Battalion, in which he transported gas to other vehicles using this tanker. Jett later served in Vietnam during the Vietnam War. When he retunred home to Bethalto, he became a truck driver.

This photograph was digitized as part of a Madison Historical class visit to Civic Memorial High School in spring 2018. It was brought to class by Jett's grandon, Colton Hyman.
Circa 1964 - 1966 September 7, 2018
Gas Tanker Driven by Bethalto Resident Everett Jett in West Germany in the 1960s This photograph shows the 2HALF ton gas tanker driven by Bethalto resident Everett Jett while he was stationed in West Germany from January 1964 to June 1966. Jett served in the 3-703rd Maintenance Battalion, in which he transported gas to other vehicles using this tanker. Jett later served in Vietnam during the Vietnam War. When he retunred home to Bethalto, he became a truck driver.

This photograph was digitized as part of a Madison Historical class visit to Civic Memorial High School in spring 2018. It was brought to class by Jett's grandon, Colton Hyman.
Circa 1964 - 1966 September 7, 2018
Kenneth Quinlan Oral History Interview In this oral history interview, Bethalto resident Kenneth Quinlan discusses his experiences growing up during the Cold War and as a veteran of the Vietnam War.

This oral history was recorded as part of a Madison Historical class visit to Civic Memorial High School in spring 2018. It was conducted by Joel Barker.
April 22, 2018 August 9, 2018
Nike Site SL-10 in Marine, Illinois in 1968 This photograph shows the Nike Site SL-10 in Marine in 1968. 1968 September 13, 2017
Nike Site SL-10 in Marine, Illinois in 1968 This photograph shows the Nike Site SL-10 in Marine in 1968. 1968 September 28, 2017
Nike Site SL-10 in Marine, Illinois in 1968 This photograph shows the Nike Site SL-10 in Marine in 1968. 1968 September 28, 2017
Nike Site SL-10 in Marine, Illinois in 1968 This photograph shows the Nike Site SL-10 in Marine in 1968. 1968 September 28, 2017