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Title:South's Greenhouse, Springfield Illinois - 1922-2012: The History and Influence of a Family Business
Author(s):Snodgrass, Gloria Lynne South
Contributor(s):Kroft, Monica
Subject(s):Greenhouse management
Springfield, IL -- businesses
Oral histories
Abstract:Gloria Lynne South Snodgrass recounts the history of South's Greenhouse in Springfield, Illinois. Snodgrass's grandparents, Charles and Hazel South, founded the business in 1922 and their family operated it until 1991. Snodgrass describes the operations of the greenhouse as a family business, its associated evergreen business, flower shows, regular customers, memorable employees, making Christmas wreaths, family members, and the closing of the business. Interview by Monica Kroft, 2012
Issue Date:2012
Citation Info:Snodgrass, Gloria Lynne South. South’s Greenhouse, Springfield Illinois - 1922-2012: The History and Influence of a Family Business. Oral History interview and transcript. Interview by Monica Kroft, 2012. Archives/Special Collections, Brookens Library, University of Illinois at Springfield.
Genre:Sound Recording (oral)
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Language:English
URI:http://hdl.handle.net/2142/47430
Publication Status:unpublished
Peer Reviewed:not peer reviewed
Rights Information:Board of Trustees, University of Illinois, 2012
Date Available in IDEALS:2014-03-06


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