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Jim Culbertson's Oral History

This is the oral history of Jim Culbertson. He was interviewed by Shirley Kistler on 4/5/2017. The interview covers his time in Springfield, with the Springfield Municipal Band, at Western Illinois University, student teaching, how he learned to…

Ducks at Washington Park in Springfield

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Photograph of ducks on a pond in Washington Park in Springfield, IL.

Gene's Cousins in Front of Lincoln's Tomb

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Photograph of Gene's cousins in front of Lincoln's tomb in Springfield, IL on October 1, 1928.

Gene's Cousins at Lincoln's Tomb

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Photograph of 2 of Gene's cousins standing in front of Lincoln's Tomb in Springfield, IL in 1928.

John Dunn, Mike Madigan, Mert Ferguson, and an Unknown Man

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Photograph of John Dunn, Michael Madigan, Mert Ferguson, and an unknown man sitting in an office at the State Capitol in Springfield, IL. John Dunn and Mike Madigan were State Representatives at the time of this photograph, while Mert Ferguson was a…

Charles P. Guest

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Photograph of Charles P. Guest (d. 5/13/1945). He was the superintendent of the Macon County federal surplus food depot for 5 years. He came to Decatur in 1917. Guest worked for the Capitol Grocery Co. of Springfield and the Decatur Grocery Co. …

Lynn Potter's Oral History

This is the oral history of Lynn Potter. She was interviewed by Sally Krigbaum on June 12, 2018 in Mrs. Potter's home. The oral history covers her life in Springfield, Millikin University, her family with Duanne, historic preservation, NWRAPS,…

Photograph of the Illinois Terminal R. R. Officials in 1908

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Photograph of the Illinois Terminal R. R. officials taken in 1908. Left to Right, rear row: R. McCalman, engineer; W.H. Burke, purchasing agent; J.P. Doan, general supt. at Jacksonville; M.L. Burry, general supt. at Decatur; J.J. Tremper, general…