James Siburt's Oral History

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Title

James Siburt's Oral History

Subject

James Siburt
Betty Turnell
Decatur Public Library
Decatur, IL
Board Room
childhood
Champaign, IL
farm
Great Depression
Mahomet, IL
one-room schoolhouse
streetcars
construction jobs
Baptist Church
Latham, IL
Railway Express
terminal railroad
interurban
freight
chief clerk
retirement
Air Express
gardening
family life

Description

This is the oral history of James Siburt. He was interviewed by Betty Turnell on January 31, 1984. The interview covers his time working for the Railway Express.

Creator

Interviewee: James Siburt
Interviewer: Betty Turnell

Source

James Siburt

Publisher

Decatur Public Library, Decatur, IL

Date

January 31, 1983

Contributor

Betty Turnell

Rights

The Decatur Public Library owns and maintains all copyright on materials featured on omeka.decaturlibrary.org. These materials cannot be used without prior consent. Please contact the Local History Room at the Decatur Public Library for more information.

Relation

Railway Express

Format

.mp3
.pdf

Language

English

Type

oral history

Identifier

OH49

Coverage

oral history, recording, James Siburt, Betty Turnell

Oral History Item Type Metadata

Interviewer

Betty Turnell

Interviewee

James Siburt

Location

Board Room, Decatur Public Library, Decatur, IL

Transcription

see .pdf

Original Format

cassette recording

Duration

29:15

Bit Rate/Frequency

unknown

Time Summary

unknown

Collection

Citation

Interviewee: James Siburt Interviewer: Betty Turnell , “James Siburt's Oral History,” Decatur Public Library Local History Photo Collection, accessed April 22, 2024, http://omeka.decaturlibrary.org/items/show/4887.