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Mike McNamara Oral History Interview

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Citation

“Mike McNamara Oral History Interview,” Madison Historical, accessed December 4, 2021, https://madison-historical.siue.edu/archive/items/show/1653.

Description

In this oral history interview, Mike McNamara describes his life and career in Alton. McNamara describes his childhood and school years. He then goes into detail about his career with the Alton police department, including his promotions through the ranks and various high-profile crimes in Alton. McNamara also talks about his experience owning rental properties in Alton and reflects on how Alton changed over time.

Subjects

  • Alton
  • East Alton
  • Godfrey
  • police

Date

October 11, 2018

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Language

English

Type

  • Oral History

Format

  • mp3
  • pdf

Original Format

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Interviewer

McNamara, Meghan

Interviewee

McNamara, Mike

Location

Alton, Illinois

Coverage

  • 1970s-2010s

Identifier

  • McNamara-Mike-O-001
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