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Professor Glen R. Smith's Oral History

This is the oral history of Professor Glen R. Miller. He was interviewed by Betty Turnell. The interview covers his career at Millikin University.

Maywood Maxon
Photograph of Maywood Maxon, (died Oct 10, 1945). He became employed for the Standard Oil Co. in Ohio in 1875. He worked his way up to traveling salesman and was transferred to Peoria in 1880. In December 1887 he was put in charge of the office and…

A.W. Conklin
Photograph of A.W. Conklin (b. 3/25/1835, d. 3/28/1909), a prominent Decatur manufacturer. Conklin helped establish the Decatur Bag Factory, which later became known as the Tait factory. He also established the Decatur Steam Bakery, which became…