Browse Archives & Special Collections - UIS by Issue Date

  • Robinson, Margaret (1950)
    Robinson discusses her family history and their move to Springfield, Illinois: she describes Springfield as a village, Springfield families, people who travelled West, genealogy, and life in Springfield during the 19th ...

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  • Colliver, Jerry A. (Sangamon State University, Division of Academic Affairs, 1972-09-26)
    An extensive survey of student evaluation of faculty teaching performance was conducted during the winter and spring quarters of the 1971-72 academic year at Sangamon State University. The results of the survey provided ...

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  • Evans, Michael; Knoll, John F. (Sangamon State University, 1974)
    "Communication at Sangamon State University, or Whipped Cream Pie" is a promotional film produced by the CTS (Communications in a Technological Society) program in 1974. The program was shown to prospective students by SSU ...

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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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  • Audi, Mary (1974)
    Audi recalls her involvement with the Progressive Miners Women's Auxiliary in Benld, Illinois and the Depression. Interview by Barbara Herndon and Nick Cherniavsky, 1974. 7 mins.

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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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  • Battuello, Tillie (1974)
    Tillie Battuello, coal miner's wife, discusses her experiences in the Progressive Miners of America Women's Auxiliary. Interview by Nick Cherniavsky, 1974. 1 tape, 90 mins.

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  • Fassero, Louisa (1974)
    Fassero discusses the organization of the PMA and its Women's Auxiliary in Gillespie and Benld, Illinois: controversies, march on the Illinois Statehouse and other marches, and meetings and conflicts of the PMA. She also ...

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  • Hughes, Eugene (1974)
    Hughes, former International President of the Progressive Miners of America, describes his involvement with the PMA: service as president, the organization of the union, the Women's Auxiliary, and union conflicts. Interview ...

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  • Boetta, Lester (1974)
    Boetta discusses coal mining and union activities in Gillespie, Illinois; organization of PMA; union conflicts; women's auxiliary; local unions; contracts; Mulkeytown March; violence; John L. Lewis; strikes; Depression; ...

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  • Koniak, Rosa (1974)
    Koniak recalls her involvement with the Progressive Miners Women's Auxiliary in Benld, Illinois. She also recalls the Depression, washhouses, and miner's buckets. Interview by Barbara Herndon and Nick Cherniavsky, 1974. 1 ...

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  • Bowsher, Charles (1975)
    Bowsher discusses early 20th century life in Springfield, Illinois: his family, schools and jobs, neighborhoods, movie theaters, hospital and medical experiences, and life as a polio victim. He also discusses life in ...

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  • Davis, Cullom; Back, Kathryn; MacLean, Kay (Oral History Office, Sangamon State University, 1975)
    This book was conceived and designed for the small or beginning oral history program, staffed largely by volunteers or part-time employees. It is an instructional and operating manual in the sense that careful readers ...

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  • Scopel, Victor (1975)
    Scopel discusses his experiences as a coal miner in Benld, Illinois: organization of the Progressive Miners, their meetings and leaders, union conflicts, a detailed account of the Mulkeytown March, and the Depression in ...

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  • Mans, Catherine (DeRorre) (1975)
    Mans discusses living in a coal mining family in Du-Quoin and Collinsville, Illinois: the Progressive Miners movement, union conflicts, Mulkeytown March, violence, mother's work with the PMA Women's Auxiliary, uniforms, ...

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  • Bertetti, Frank (1975)
    Bertetti, coal miner, discusses his coal mining experiences. Interview by Barbara Herndon, 1975. 1 tape, 90 mins. See also B461.

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  • Profeta, Mary (1975)
    Profeta recalls her husband's coal mining experiences in Springfield, Illinois in the 1930's: the mine wars, strikes, violence, and her work with the PMA Women's Auxiliary. Interview by Barbara Herndon, 1975. 2 tapes, 90 mins.

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  • Osborn, Euphrasia (1975)
    Osborn recalls central Illinois rural life: farming, horses and buggies, Decatur, home life, clothing, homemade foods and remedies, entertainment, 1920's, funerals, St. Joseph's nursing home, and aging. Interview by Laurie ...

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

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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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