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Belleville (Ill.)

Subject Source: Local sources

Found in 2 Collections and/or Records:

Harold A. Wright Collection

Identifier: M09:25
Scope and Contents

This collection contains the papers of Harold A. Wright of Belleville, Illinois. Wright was an active member of the local labor movement and the National Association of Letter Carriers Merged Branch 155 for 56 years. Wright also helped found the Belleville Labor and Industry Museum. This collection consists of local trade union organization records, bulletins, and correspondence.

Dates: 1881 - 1998

Richland Creek Flood Collection

Identifier: M82:4
Scope and Contents

This collection contains transcripts and tapes of interviews concerning the Richland Creek Flood in Belleville, Illinois, 1957. Copies of articles from newspapers on earlier floods in the 1880s and 1897, 1904, 1908, 1911, 1918, 1922, 1942, 1946 are also included, as well as a copy of a manuscript on Floods of Richland Creek by Delta Masterson.

Dates: 1957 - 1957; Majority of material found within 1883 - 1992