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Danny Gray Oral History Interview In this oral history interview, Danny Gray describes his experiences working for Granite City Steel from 1978 to the time of the interview. He describes how steel production has changed in his 38 years working for the company, including the rise of automation and, in his view, the weakening of unions. He also discusses growing up in the St. Louis region and living in Madison County. October 19, 2016 February 9, 2017
Jeffrey Halcom Oral History Interview In this oral history interview, Jeffrey Halcom describes growing up and attending Edwardsville Schools. He details his family's farm work and his later career with Granite City Steel. He discusses the various technological changes in farming and the steel industry. He also talks about the Bethalto Homecoming celebrations. July 11, 2017 October 9, 2017
William (Bill) Haine Oral History Interview In this oral history interview, State Senator William (Bill) Haine discusses his childhood in Alton, Illinois, his career in the law, and his time as an Illinois state senator. May 4, 2018 July 27, 2018
Gale Cuvar Oral History Interview In this oral history interview, Gale Cuvar describes his career as a pattern-maker and life in Granite City. Cuvar discusses his career at Arnette Pattern in Granite City and Bodine Aluminum in St. Louis. Cuvar also talks about how Granite City has changed over time and briefly mentions his time in the Army. December 10, 2018 December 8, 2018
Clock Given to 30-year Employee of Granite City Steel Mill This clock was given to an employee of the Granite City Steel Mill for working at the mill for 30 years. The clock's bell rings every hour.

This clock was scanned as part of a Madison Historical class visit to Civic Memorial High School in spring 2019. It was brought to class by the employee's great-grandon, Austin Prindable.
Unknown May 21, 2019