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Graffiti in the Madison County Nursing Home in 2002 after Mine Subsidence

Citation

Gibson, Bob, “Graffiti in the Madison County Nursing Home in 2002 after Mine Subsidence,” Madison Historical, accessed November 25, 2020, https://madison-historical.siue.edu/archive/items/show/711.

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Description

This 2002 photograph shows graffiti written on the wall of the Madison County Nursing Home after it was closed in the late 90s. The graffiti reflects the concern of the closing of the nursing home.

Transcription

  • Friday
    11-27-98

    TO ALL CONCERNED, 

    WE MISS ALL THOSE DEAR SOULS THAT HAVE PASSED ON TO THE OTHER SIDE. WE ALSO PRAY THAT THOSE WONDERFUL WORKERS OF MCNH THAT WERE DIS-MISSED HAVE FOUND SUITABLE EMPLOYMENT. 

    OUR FATHER AND HIS SON IN HEAVEN HAVE ANSWERED OUR MANY PRAYERS. AT LEAST FOR THE TIME BEING! WE ARE STILL ALIVE, OUR LOVED ONES STILL HAVE A HOME AND SO DO I. 
    A SPECIAL THANK YOU TO OUR LORD JESUS AND TO ALL HIS LOVING CARING CHILDREN. 
    WILL BE A TRULY BLESSED CHRISTMAS. 

    Thank you Lord, 
    CHARLIE BAUMANN 



    My Uncle loved it here + was so well cared for + loved. Thanks to a great st[aff]

    Connie Kosick Baker
    for 
    Steve Kosick

Subjects

  • government
  • Edwardsville
  • Madison County Nursing Home
  • Madison County Tuberculosis Sanitarium
  • Mining

Creator

Gibson, Bob

Contributor

  • Gibson, Bob

Date

December 20, 2002

Language

English

Type

  • Photograph

Format

  • Color photographic print
  • jpg

Coverage

  • 2000s
  • Edwardsville, Illinois

Identifier

  • Gibson-Bob-P-0059
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