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East Saint Louis (Ill.)

Subject Source: Local sources

Found in 7 Collections and/or Records:

Andrew J. Theising Research Collection

Identifier: M03:125
Scope and Contents This collection was donated by Dr. Andrew J. Theising, Associate Professor of Political Science, to Southern Illinois University Edwardsville's Louisa H. Bowen University Archives and Special Collections in 2003. The collection was the primary research resource for Made in USA: East St. Louis, which was published both as a book and a public television documentary. The collection contains approximately 1,000 papers, books, artifacts, and images. Additional materials were added to the...
Dates: 1686 - 1999

East St. Louis Oral Histories

Identifier: M00:47
Scope and Contents

The East St. Louis Oral Histories includes oral histories taken by Charles L. Lumpkins of community members of their experiences living in East St. Louis, Illinois

Dates: 1999

Gordon D. Bush Papers Collection

Identifier: 75:8
Scope and Contents

This collection consists of office files and personal papers of Gordon D. Bush, Commissioner of Public Property, East St. Louis, Illinois during the administration of Mayor James Williams, 1971-1975.

Dates: 1971 - 1975

John B. Bowman Bound Newspapers Collection

Identifier: M07:18
Scope and Contents

The John B. Bowman Bound Newspapers Collections contains personal papers of the John Bowman, founder of the City of East St. Louis, and his family as well as personal copies of the newspaper he published, The East St. Louis Gazette.

Dates: 1868 - 1880

Mayor Alvin G. Fields Collection

Identifier: M71:1
Scope and Contents The personal office files of former mayor Alvin G. Fields of East St. Louis, Illinois. Organized by subject, the documents include material for the whole of Fields's twenty year tenure as mayor of East St. Louis, but the bulk of the material related to the period of the 1960s. Many documents relate to the operations of the various departments of the East St. Louis city government, federal and state supported programs for East St. Louis improvement, correspondence with state and federal...
Dates: 1951 - 1972

Mayor James E. Williams, Sr. Collection

Identifier: M76:1
Scope and Contents

The Mayor James E. Williams, Sr. Collection contains the business and official correspondence of James E. Williams, the first black mayor of East St. Louis, Illinois who served from 1971-1975, as well as personal files. The collection is organized by subject.

Dates: 1971 - 1975

Mayor William E. Mason Collection

Identifier: M00:17
Scope and Contents This collection contains the business, official, personal office files of former Mayor William E. Mason, East St. Louis, Illinois. It includes the office records, accounting and payroll records, correspondence plus correspondence of Leroy Gruber, Administrative Assistant, Programs (Budget), and Fred L. Teer, Administrative Assistant, Governmental Services. Gruber also served during the administrations of former Mayors Alvin G. Fields and James E. WIlliams, consequently some of Gruber's...
Dates: 1963 - 1979