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|Tiffany Rogers Oral History Interview||This interview with Nurse Tiffany Rogers explains the power that family exerts on its inhabitants to remain, especially despite the decline of local retail presence.||October 26, 2023||November 20, 2023|
|Lakeisha Cox Oral History Interview||This interview of Lakeisha Cox, a lifelong resident of Madison, Illinois, highlights the effects of business relocations away from the town, whilst familial roots hold the remaining residents together in a tight-knit community.||October 23, 2023||November 19, 2023|
|1887 Ordnance 39 allowing Elliot W. Mudge to build street lighting in Edwardsville, Illinois||This is a 1887 Ordnance 39 allowing Elliot W. Mudge to build street lighting in Edwardsville, Illinois.||1887||March 15, 2019|
|Business card for D.H. Mudge: Attorney at Law, circa 1905-1915||This is a business card for D.H. Mudge: Attorney at Law, Edwardsville, Illinois, circa 1905-1915||circa 1905-1915||March 15, 2019|
|Political Business Card for Dick Mudge for the 1970 Democratic Primary State Senator Campaign||This a political business card for Dick Mudge for the 1970 Illinois Democratic primary state senate campaign. It states: "Please vote for Dick Mudge for State Senator. As States Attorney he brought law and order to Madison County, 1956-1964. Democratic Primary March 17, 1970."||1970||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|
|Carrie Davini Oral History Interview||In this oral history interview, Carrie Davini discusses her career as a tattoo artist and business manager at Evermore Gallery on Edwardsville's Main Street. Carrie covers her childhood in northern Illinois, moving to the St. Louis area, various tattoo businesses she has worked for, and her role at Evermore Gallery. Carrie also talks about being a woman in an industry dominated by men and being a small-business operator in Edwardsville.||October 11, 2018||December 11, 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|
|1968 Shell Review, Vol. 31 – No. 10, Shell Oil Company Newsletter
||This Shell Oil Company Newsletter from 1968 provides information on employee families, company accomplishments, news about promotions, retirements, service anniversaries, and new upcoming products.
This newsletter was digitized by Trent Morgan as part of History 400: Community-Engaged Digital History.
|May 17, 1968||September 16, 2018|
|Robert Burress Oral History Interview||This oral history interview with Robert Burress was part of oral histories conducted in the fall 2001 semester of History 447: Oral History.
In this oral history, Alton resident Robert Burress discusses former businesses and buildings in the Alton area and changes in the community from the mid-20th century to 2001.
This interview had no transcript in the original archive. It was transcribed by Madison Historical staff.
|October 18, 2001||September 2, 2018|