Browse Items (1 total) Tags: shoveling coal Browse All Browse by Tag Search Items Sort by: Title Creator Date Added Clarence Sowers' Oral History This is the oral history of Clarence Sowers. He was interviewed by Betty Turnell. The interview includes his career in construction. Tags: 1st contract, 8th grade education, Amusement Park, automobile mechanic, bricklayer foreman, bricklayers trade, bull ring, casino, catholic schools, changes in construction, changes to Decatur, childhood, Churches, Construction, Cuba tour, customer loyalty, Decatur IL, Dreamland Park, Fairview Park, family, Florida, freight foreman, future of Decatur, garden, Great Depression, Hawaii, health issues, Indiana, interview, Jasper County IL, Juarez, Linn & Scruggs building, Lodge, Macon School, Mexico, Nassau Bahamas, oral history, Pennsylvania Railroad, photography, recording, retirement, Sarasota FL, shoveling coal, Staley Company, Streetcars, Travel, union, Wabash Railroad, wildcat whistle, World War I, World War II, WPA workers, WWI, WWII Featured Item Decatur Public Library Board of Trustees Meeting on August 17, 2006. Board of Trustees Monthly Meeting on August 17, 2006.