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St. Paul Lutheran Church 1973 Parish Hall Dedication This pamphlet was created for the order of service for the dedication of St. Paul Lutheran Church's new Parish Hall on January 7, 1973. The pamphlet includes an outlined history of the church and new parish hall. Also included are the members of church's committees that were responsible for planning the construction and those responsible for the building's construction. January 7, 1973 April 16, 2019
St. Paul Lutheran Church 110th Anniversary History Pamphlet This pamphlet was created to accompany the 110th anniversary celebration of St. Paul Lutheran Church in Hamel, Illinois. The pamphlet includes a brief history of the church along with a listing of the church's pastors and school's teachers. 1966 April 15, 2019
St. Paul Lutheran Church 90th Anniversary History Pamphlet This pamphlet was created to accompany the 90th anniversary celebration of St. Paul Lutheran Church in Hamel, Illinois. The pamphlet includes a brief history of the church along with a listing of the church's pastors and school's teachers. 1946 April 15, 2019
It Happened At St. Paul's This document recounts the memories of St. Paul Lutheran Church member, Albert Brandt. These are the stories of his experiences of school and church life from the early twentieth century. Unknown April 15, 2019
150 Years of Blessings: St. Paul Lutheran Church 2006 Sesquicentennial History Book This book was created in 2006 to celebrate 150th anniversary of St. Paul Lutheran Church located in Hamel, Illinois. The sesquicentennial anniversary was celebrated in October of 2006. Included in this book are a brief history of the church through 2006 and many images from its history. 2006 April 11, 2019
Souvenir-Album of Our Boys In the Great World's War, 1914-1918: St. Paul Lutheran Church This book was produced by St. Paul Lutheran Church of Hamel, Illinois to honor the church's members who served in the United States Armed Forces during World War I. The book pictures every member who served along with a brief biography and description of their service in the war. Other WWI-era documents produced by church members are also featured in this album. Circa 1920s April 11, 2019
100 Years of Grace: St. Paul Lutheran Church 1956 Centennial History Book This book was created in 1956 to celebrate centennial anniversary of St. Paul Lutheran Church located in Hamel, Illinois. The centennial anniversary was celebrated on October 21, 1956. Included in this book are a brief history of the church, various pictures from the church's history, and a list of all the members of the church in 1956. 1956 April 11, 2019
Certificate of Baptism for Anne Louise Gregory, December 1, 1898 in Alton This is a certificate of baptism for Anne Louise Gregory (b. 1893) on December 1, 1898 in Alton. She was the daughter of Samuel Henry Gregory and Mary Martha Gregory and was baptized by Pastor Henry K. Sawborne. 1898 March 15, 2019
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
1921 Year Book and Directory for The Church of the Redeemer in Alton This yearbook and directory were printed for Church of the Redeemer in Alton, Illinois in 1921. The book offers a detailed history of their building and the congregation. Also contained in the booklet is the church’s constitution, standing rules (bylaws), and explanations of their denomination (Congregationalism) and church membership. The rest of the booklet is dedicated to listing the names and address of the church’s members. The Church of the Redeemer changed its name to First Congregational Church in the middle of the twentieth century and closed its doors in the later half of the century. The building still stands at the intersection of Sixth and Henry Streets (600 Henry Street) in Alton, Illinois. As of September 2018, it is the site of the Whole Truth Church of Christ. This booklet also contains numerous advertisements for area businesses who sponsored the printing of the booklet.

This booklet was digitized by Phillip Schneider as part of History 400: Community-Engaged Digital History.
1921-2-21 September 16, 2018