Horseshoe Lake, 2016

Browse Items (541 total)

  • Tags: industry
Thumbnail Title Description Date Date Added
https://madison-historical.siue.edu/archive/bulk/Witskin-Gavin-D-0001_a.jpg This limited edition print of the Wood River Refinery was drawn by St. Louis artist John Pils in 1999. The Shell refinery gave the print to JoAnn Laird upon her retirement from the refinery in 2000. This print is 262 of the 2000 total prints created.

This print was scanned as part of a Madison Historical class visit to Civic Memorial High School in spring 2019. It was brought to class by Gavin Witsken.
1999 May 21, 2019
https://madison-historical.siue.edu/archive/bulk/Prindable-Austin-O-0001.jpg 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
https://madison-historical.siue.edu/archive/bulk/Linkeman-Keaton-O-0001_a.jpg These 11 Future Farmers of America pins were awarded to Edwardsville resident Kenneth Linkeman, who was the president of the Edwardsville chapter of the Illinois FFA. There is one pin for public speaking, one for soybeans, one for Chapter Star Farmer, three for small grains, and five that just have the FFA emblem.

These pins were scanned as part of a Madison Historical class visit to Civic Memorial High School in spring 2019. They were brought to class by Kenneth Linkeman's grandson, Keaton Linkeman.
Circa 1960s May 21, 2019
Linkeman-Keaton-D-0001_redact.pdf Edwardsville resident Kenneth Linkeman submitted this application in 1964 to receive a State Farmer Degree from the Illinois Association of the Future Farmers of America. At the time of the application, Linkeman was a 17-year-old senior at Edwardsville High School who rented 40 acres of farm land. Prior to the application, he had cultivated corn, soybeans, and wheat, and had attempted to raise pigs though was unsuccessful. Linkeman was the president of the Edwardsville FFA chapter, which had 44 members. The application includes various details about Linkeman's farm, the Edwardsville FFA chapter, and his high school transcript.

This application was scanned as part of a Madison Historical class visit to Civic Memorial High School in spring 2019. It was brought to class by Kenneth Linkeman's grandson, Keaton Linkeman.
1964 May 21, 2019
CHM-P-0143.jpg This photograph shows a fence entrance at the St. Louis Smelting and Refining Co. This photograph was taken around the 1910s or 1920s. circa 1910s-1920s March 21, 2019
CHM-P-0142.jpg This photograph shows a birdhouse located in what seems to be a yard of a house located near the St. Louis Smelting and Refining Co. This photograph was taken around the 1910s or 1920s. circa 1910s-1920s March 21, 2019
CHM-P-0141.jpg This photograph shows what seems to be a yard of a house located near the St. Louis Smelting and Refining Co. This photograph was taken around the 1910s or 1920s. circa 1910s-1920s March 21, 2019
CHM-P-0140.jpg This set of two photographs shows a distant view at the St. Louis Smelting and Refining Co. grounds. Both smokestacks are visible in the photos. These photographs were taken around the 1910s or 1920s. circa 1910s-1920s March 21, 2019
CHM-P-0139.jpg This set of two photographs shows a field and lake outside the St. Louis Smelting and Refining Co. These photographs were taken around the 1910s or 1920s. circa 1910s-1920s March 21, 2019
CHM-P-0138.jpg These two photographs show a locomotive engine pushing rail cars of materials on a track at the St. Louis Smelting and Refining Co. These photographs were taken around the 1910s or 1920s. circa 1910s-1920s March 21, 2019