Mrs. Jane Lee's Oral History

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Title

Mrs. Jane Lee's Oral History

Subject

Mrs. Jane Lee
Robert Williams
oral history
recording
interview
Decatur, IL
childhood
home birth
Dr. Jones
Lincoln School
Marietta School
Roosevelt School
Betty Jo Eickenberry
glee club
Freda Douthit
play
"Little Prince"
"Red Mill"
"HMS Pinafore"
Decatur High School
Miss Helen Gorham
Ethel Parkinson
Miss Louise Fyke
Elmer Nickel
"Quality Street" by J.M. Barry
typing
poetry
poetry club
Great Depression
Herald & Review newspaper
classified ad department
Moweaqua mine disaster
switchboard
election
ball games
Howard Millard
Jeanette MacDonald
concert
Lake Decatur
World War I
Armistice Day
Linn and Scruggs
third court house
Interurban station
Transfer House
Central Railroad Depot
Mt. Zion, IL
Illinois Central Railroad
Springfield, IL
Interurban
travel
Red Cross
Macon County Newsletter
Al Dobson's Green Thumb project
St. Mary's Auxiliary
Stephen Decatur Chapter of the Daughters of the American Revolution
Governor Oglesby Mansion board
Governor Ogilvie
Macon County Conservation District
stalker
Alex Van Praag Sr.
international travel
grocery stores
Piggly Wiggly
Shellabarger mansion
H.C. Schaub
fires
Women's Relief Corp
Grand Army of the Republic
Macon County Hospital
Toonerville Trolley
streetcar
ice block
Indian schools

Description

This is the oral history of Mrs. Jane Lee. She was interviewed by Robert Williams on January 31, 1990. The interview includes her life in Decatur, and working for the Herald and Review.

Creator

Interviewee: Mrs. Jane Lee
Interviewer: Robert Williams

Source

Mrs. Jane Lee

Publisher

Decatur Public Library, Decatur, IL

Date

January 31, 1990

Contributor

Robert Williams

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

Herald and Review
Decatur, IL

Format

.mp3
.pdf

Language

English

Type

oral history

Identifier

OH91

Coverage

oral history, recording, Mrs. Jane Lee, Robert Williams

Oral History Item Type Metadata

Interviewer

Robert Williams

Interviewee

Mrs. Jane Lee

Location

Decatur, IL

Transcription

see .pdf

Original Format

cassette tape

Duration

59:31

Bit Rate/Frequency

unknown

Time Summary

unknown

Collection

Citation

Interviewee: Mrs. Jane Lee Interviewer: Robert Williams , “Mrs. Jane Lee's Oral History,” Decatur Public Library Local History Photo Collection, accessed September 27, 2022, http://omeka.decaturlibrary.org/items/show/5029.