Browse University of Illinois at Springfield by Title

  • Livers, Gale (1977)
    Livers, coal miner, discusses mining in Fulton County, Illinois and in Montana: wages, accidents and safety, pit mines and strip mines, reclamation, types of coal, union conflicts and violence, Mulkeytown March, mechanization, ...

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  • Petrapolus, George (1985)
    Petrapolus discusses his experiences during WWII: enlistment, basic training at Camp Beaureguard and Camp Livingstone, Louisiana maneuvers, transfer to Panama, importance of Panama Canal, duties there, return to U.S., his ...

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  • Schneider, Goldie (1974)
    Schneider discusses her husband's coal mining work in central Illinois: organization of the Progressive Miners, union conflicts, work with the PMA Women's Auxiliary, uniforms, and meetings, the junior auxiliary, mine ...

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  • Sangamon State University (Sangamon State University, 1971)

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  • Sangamon State University (Sangamon State University, 1970)

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  • Sangamon State University (Sangamon State University, 1972)

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  • Borah, Gwen (1991)
    Borah, Canadian immigrant, discusses her early years in Canada and her family's move to Danville, Illinois: country schooling and high school, education at Eastern Illinois University and Syracuse University, and her ...

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  • Dunn, Helen (2008)
    Dunn discusses her experiences attending Sangamon State University. She was a member of the first graduating class in 1972 with a major in Psychology to help her in the education field to move from being a teacher to a ...

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  • Foreman, Helen Louise Cleary (1989)
    Foreman, teacher and former Mayor of Jacksonville, Illinois, discusses her early life in Jacksonville: family, her father's teaching career with the deaf, friends and neighbors, neighborhoods and parks, early education and ...

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  • Horner, Henry (2006)
    Horner discusses his enlistment and experience as a long-range B-29 crew member in the Pacific Theatre in WWII and earned the Distinguished Flying Cross and other awards for his service. He describes his reaction to the ...

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  • McCollum, Herbert C. (1975)
    McCollum discusses his coal mining experiences in southern Illinois: coal companies, coal production, coal dust and gas, mine ventilation, a visit to mines in Russia, the use of oil versus coal, pit and strip mines, and ...

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  • Kenney, Hilma C. (1991)
    Kenney, retired grocery clerk and native of Auburn, Illinois, discusses family life, early schooling, business on the square, coal mines, the grocery business, products, home life, doctors in town, cemetery conflict, the ...

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  • Oral History Office, Sangamon State University, Springfield, Illinois (Sangamon State University, 1991)
    Brochure outlining the purpose of oral history, with practical advice on how to conduct interviews, perform background research, prepare recording equipment, and produce transcripts. Includes bibliography. 10 pp.

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  • Barrett, Nancy F. (2015-04-13)
    List of strategies to enhance learning and memory.

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  • John Laubersheimer, Dorothy Ryan, Benjamin Nanamaker, Susan Pennington (2014-06-28)
    ALA Annual Conference 2014 poster presentation. InfoSkills2Go is a self-contained, web-accessible series of tutorials, games, and assessments for students to learn and practice information literacy skills and concepts. ...

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  • John Laubersheimer, Dorothy Ryan, Benjamin Nanamaker, Susan Pennington (2013-10-17)
    ILA Annual Conference 2013 poster presentation. InfoSkills2Go is a self-contained, web-accessible series of tutorials, games, and assessments for students to learn and practice information literacy skills and concepts.

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  • Allard, Irene (1974)
    Allard recalls growing up in a mining family in Central Illinois. She discusses her father's work as a coal miner, company houses, stores, and scrip pay; describes miner's lamps and miner's buckets; mining union activities; ...

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  • Seidel, David (2016)
    The Clean Water act of 1972 brought the nation together in agreeance that surface waters of this country need to be protected and safe for recreation. Although this sounds good as a concept, is it truly applicable in all ...

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  • Battuello, Jack (1975)
    Jack Battuello, coal miner, discusses coal mining experiences. Interview by Bobbe Herndon, 1975. 7 tapes, 630 mins.

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  • Dyer, Jack (1981)
    Dyer discusses his experiences in Vietnam: being drafted into the army, basic training, transfer to Vietnam, duties in the Personnel Management Branch of the Adjutant General's Office, and return to the U.S. He also discusses ...

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