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Annette Simpkins Oral History Interview

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Citation

Simpkins, Annette , “Annette Simpkins Oral History Interview,” Madison Historical, accessed December 5, 2021, https://madison-historical.siue.edu/archive/items/show/874.

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Description

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

Annette Simpkins was born to Armenian immigrant parents and lived her whole life in Lincoln Place. In this interview, she describes her childhood, her parent's emigration from Armenia before the genocide, her father's job at American Steel, her employment at the Army Depot, the diversity of the Lincoln Place community, and her time at the local theater.

Subjects

  • Lincoln Place
  • Granite City

Creator

Simpkins, Annette

Date

November 26, 2001

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Language

English

Type

  • Oral History

Format

  • mp3
  • pdf

Duration

  • 00:59:50

Interviewer

Young, Tina

Interviewee

Simpkins Annette

Location

Lincoln Place, Granite City, Illinois

Bit Rate

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Coverage

  • Lincoln Place
  • Granite City, Illinois

Identifier

  • Simpkins_Annette-O-001
  • Original archive accession number: A02:43
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