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Margaret Nonn Oral History Interview This oral history interview with Margaret Nonn was part of oral histories conducted in the fall 2001 semester of History 447: Oral History.

Margaret Nonn was born in Lincoln Place to German immigrant parents and lived in the area for over eighty years. In this interview, she talks about the rivalry between Lincoln Place and West Granite, her life growing up in the Lincoln Place community, the diversity of the community and the struggles it experienced due to it, working in a ‘rag shop’ in St. Louis, becoming a bailiff at Madison County Jail, and religious aspects of her life.
November 6, 2001 March 17, 2018