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https://madison-historical.siue.edu/archive/bulk/Lamb-Leta-P-001_a.jpg This photograph shows Machinist's Mate Lester Mack Springman in his naval uniform during World War II. The photograph was taken in January of 1944. The Machinist Mate ensignia is visible on his left arm.

This photograph was scanned as part of a Madison Historical class visit to Civic Memorial High School in spring 2019. It was brought to class by Jaden Devin.
January 1944 May 21, 2019
https://madison-historical.siue.edu/archive/bulk/Lamb-Lesta-O-0001_a.jpg This U.S. navy hat was part of Machinist's Mate Lester Mack Springman naval uniform from his service in World War II.

This hat was scanned as part of a Madison Historical class visit to Civic Memorial High School in spring 2019. It was brought to class by Jaden Devin.
circa 1941-1945 May 21, 2019
https://madison-historical.siue.edu/archive/bulk/Lamb-Lesta-D-0001_a.jpg This certificate was awarded to Lester Mack Springman on September 7, 1945, certifying he had completed the Navy Training Course to receive the ranking of Motor Machinist's Mate First Class.

This certificate was scanned as part of a Madison Historical class visit to Civic Memorial High School in spring 2019. It was brought to class by Jaden Devin.
September 7, 1945 May 21, 2019
https://madison-historical.siue.edu/archive/bulk/Lair-Benjamin-O-0001_a.jpg This Lincoln Wheat Penny was printed in 1952. It was scanned as part of a Madison Historical class visit to Civic Memorial High School in spring 2019. It was brought to class by Benjamin Lair. 1952 May 21, 2019
https://madison-historical.siue.edu/archive/bulk/Griffith-Kate-N-0001.pdf This is a clipping from the September 4, 1962 Madison County sesquicentennial joint publication of the Alton Evening Telegrpah, the Granite City Press-Record, and the Edwardsville Intelligencer. The clipping includes the article "Midway Was Named for Its Locale" by Mrs. Lloyd Frillman about the history of the unincorporated community of Midway north of Edwardsville. It includes histories of the community's churches, schools, and Midway Service Station. Also in this clipping are portions of articles about the histories of Alton, Pleasant Ridge, Shurtleff College, and Granite City.

This clipping was scanned as part of a Madison Historical class visit to Civic Memorial High School in spring 2019. It was brought to class by Rita Kassing.
September 4, 1962 May 21, 2019
https://madison-historical.siue.edu/archive/bulk/Bedwell-Shelby-D-0001.jpg This Arkansas marriage certificate is a copy issued March 19, 1966. The original certificate was issued June 21, 1919 to certify the marriage of Claude D. Potter and Josie Anna Walker in Malden, Missouri, in the Missouri Bootheel.

This certificate was scanned as part of a Madison Historical class visit to Civic Memorial High School in spring 2019. It was scanned by Shelby Bedwell.
March 19, 1966 to June 21, 1919 May 21, 2019
Mudge-Steve-D-0044.jpg This is a certificate of membership to the Cattle and Horse Growers Association of the United States from 1886 for Elliot W. Mudge. 1886 March 15, 2019
Mudge-Steve-D-0037.jpg This is a certificate for Solomon Mudge that states “Know Ye, That in pursuance of an Act of Congress entitled ‘An Act to raise for a limited time, an additional military force, and for other purposes," on February 11, 1847, from the United States government. 1847 March 15, 2019
Rarick-Philip-O-001_edited.pdf In this oral history interview, Philip Rarick discusses growing up in Collinsville, his father’s role in local party politics of the Democratic Party, the development of the Madison County judicial system since the 1970s, and his time on the Supreme Court of Illinois. September 19, 2018 January 23, 2019
Warnecke-Beth-O-001.pdf In this oral history interview, Beth Warnecke discusses growing up in Glen Carbon, having a father active in law and the Democratic Party, going to high school in Highland, working for the Cardinals and the Blues, and starting and managing her own art business: Classic Creations Painting. October 7, 2018 December 6, 2018