Browse Brookens Library - UIS by Title

  • 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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  • 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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  • Newman, Jackie L. (2010)
    Newman, currently the Executive Director of the Springfield Housing Authority, is working on a doctorate in Public Administration at UIS. She graduated from Sangamon State University in 1991 with an undergraduate degree ...

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  • Brewner, James (1977)
    Brewner, coal miner, discusses his mining experiences in Du Quoin, Illinois: work as a trapper, mule driver, and dragline ground man; machinery; the company store; conflicts between unions; and the march on Mulkeytown. He ...

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  • Frost, James (1976)
    Frost recalls coal mining work in Alabama and Springfield, Illinois: mining jobs, company houses, stores, scrip pay and wages; mechanization, safety, and equipment; unions and the mine wars; ethnicity and the Depression. ...

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  • Hignight, James (1978)
    Hignight discusses his experiences coal mining in central Illinois: accidents and safety, firing shots, explosive powder, equipment, horses and mine ponies, and blacksmithing. He also recalls the towns of Beardstown and ...

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  • Hopley, James (1975)
    Hopley, coal miner, discusses mining in central Illinois: the organization of the Progressive Miners of America, union conflicts and mine wars, the Mulkeytown March, strikes, bargaining conditions, contracts, and mechanization. ...

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  • Wade, James Marcus (2006)
    Wade discusses his twenty-year experience in the Navy especially during the Vietnam War as a Navy SEAL in Southeast Asia and as a stateside recruiter. He recalls growing up in Memphis, TN and describes the tense atmosphere ...

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  • Andrews, James W. (1989)
    Andrews, teacher, discusses family and home life in Quincy, Illinois: Depression, experiences in high school and at Quincy College; WWII service in Europe: Paris, prisoners, combat, the end of the war and return home; race ...

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  • Kennedy, Jason (2010)
    Kennedy attended University of Springfield in 2001 as part of the first class of Capital Scholars. Question classes were the foundation of the Cap Scholars multidisciplinary team-taught curriculum that included “What do ...

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