Great River Road, 2016

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Men Wheat Threshing Men Wheat Threshing at the Brockmeir farm on Route 157 during the 1920s. 1920s December 8, 2016
Mr. and Mrs. Brockmeir on their farm Mr. and Mrs. Brockmeir on their farm in the 1920s 1920s December 8, 2016
Side View of Anna and Emil Brockmeir with Herb Maack on tractor. Side View of Anna and Emil Brockmeir on their farm with Herb Maack on tractor in the 1920s. 1920s December 8, 2016
Farm Workers Having Their Lunch Break on the Brockmeier Farm Farm Workers Having Their Lunch Break on the Brockmeier Farm in the 1920s. 1920s December 8, 2016
Farm Workers Enjoying Their Lunch Break on the Brockmeier Farm Farm Workers Enjoying Their Lunch Break on the Brockmeier Farm in the 1920s. 1920s December 8, 2016
Arthur Schon Farming Ground Arthur Schon Farming Ground at 156 Glen Carbon Road during the early 1930s. Horses being used to pull farm equipment. 1930s December 8, 2016
Arthur Schon and a Hired Hand Arthur Schon and a hired hand holding horses on the Schon farm in the 1930s. 1930s December 8, 2016
Man and Young Boy in Front of Helfer’s Threshing Machinery Man and Young Boy in Front of Helfer’s Threshing Machinery. Unknown December 8, 2016
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
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