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    • Groundwater resources in Champaign County

    • 1950; Groundwater; ISWS RI-6; Municipal water supply; Smith, Harman F.; Water table; Wells
    • This investigation is part of a state - wide investigation of groundwater resources being conducted by the State Water Survey Division. Records of more than 1400 wells have been tabulated. These wells penetrate one or more of three separate and...
    • Leaky artesian aquifer conditions in Illinois

    • 1960; Aquifer; Aquifers -\- Testing; Cambrian-Ordovician aquifer; ISWS RI-39; Walton, William C.
    • Most if not all of the so called artesian aquifers in Illinois are actually leaky artesian aquifers. If the permeability of the confining bed is very low, vertical leakage may be difficult to measure within the average period (8 to 24 hours) of...
    • Illinois Register

    • 4-H Day; ADOPTED RULES; Accumulation of Guaranty Fund or Guaranty Capital Reporting and Accounting of Such Indebtedness; Americans With Disabilities Act Grievance Procedure; Armenian Martyrs Day; Arts in Education Spring Celebration Months; Center...
    • The Illinois Register is the official state document for publishing public notice of rulemaking activity initiated by State governmental agencies. The table of contents is arranged categorically by rulemaking activity and alphabetically by agency...
    • MacAlister, Robert - Interview and Memoir

    • Affirmative Action Programs; Butchering; Canning and Preserving; Cass County (Ill.); Chautauquas; Colleges and Universities; Depression, 1929; Farms and Farming; Sangamon State University, Springfield (Ill.) (1969-1995); Social Life and Customs;...
    • MacAlister, charter Dean of Student Services at Sangamon State University, discusses his role in the formalization and application of university policies, applied study and experimental learning programs, the first university governance document,...
    • Grant, Lodge - Interview and Memoir

    • Afro-Americans; Cairo (Ill.); Hamilton County (Ill.); Illinois, Southern; Illinois Superintendent of Public Instruction; Ku Klux Klan; Prohibition; Race Discrimination; Southern Illinois University at Carbondale; Teachers; World War, 1939-1945
    • Grant, an educator who worked primarily in Hamilton County, Illinois, discusses his years in the teaching profession: teaching and principal positions, service as county superintendent, consolidated schools, and service as the State Superintendent...
    • Mann, Reverend Harry - Interview and Memoir

    • Afro-Americans; Civil Rights; Illinois--Politics and Government; Illinois Department of Public Welfare; Illinois Public Aid Commission; National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP); Springfield (Ill.)--Race Riot, 1908; Urban...
    • Mann discusses discrimination in Springfield, race riot of 1908, the Depression's effects on the African American community, and the reactions of local and state officials to black efforts to improve their economic and social status. Also recalls...
    • Osby, Simeon B. - Interview and Memoir

    • Afro-Americans; Springfield (Ill.)--History; Springfield (Ill.)--Police Department; Springfield (Ill.)--Politics and Government; Lincoln, Abraham (Pres., US., 1861-1865); National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP); World...
    • Osby, Springfield, Illinois native, discusses the African-American community in Springfield: segregation, education, employment, Depression, NAACP in Springfield, the NAACP Abraham Lincoln Birthday Banquet, black police officers, African-American...
    • Long, Irma Keele - Interview and Memoir

    • Alton (Ill.); Chesterfield (Ill.); Depression, 1929; Farms and Farming; Fishing; High Schools; Hunting; Macoupin County (Ill.); Postal Service; Railroads; Rural Schools; San Francisco CA; Social Life and Customs; World War, 1939-1945--Homefront
    • Long recalls 20th century central Illinois farm life near Chesterfield, Illinois: education in a one room school and in high school; horses, railroads, automobiles, roads and trips to Springfield; parents and family; her husband's mail job on the...
    • Howard, Robert P. - Interview and Memoir

    • American Farm Bureau Association; Chicago (Ill.); Chicago Sun; Chicago Tribune; Coal Mines and Mining--Strikes and Lockouts, "Mine Wars"; Cornell College; Depression, 1929; Hodge, Orville; Horner, Henry (Governor, Illinois, 1933-1939);...
    • Howard, political reporter and statehouse correspondent, recalls personalities and events from his career as a journalist covering Illinois government. He discusses working for the Associated Press, political issues, Depression, violence in the...
    • American Wire Mills

    • American Wire Fence Company; American Wire Mills; businesses; factories;
    • View of American Wire Mills, also called American Wire Fence Company, located at the east end of Church Street, Libertyville. The company opened in 1905 and ceased operations during the Depression.
    • Herron, Howard - Interview and Memoir

    • Amusements; Auburn (Ill.); Automobiles; Coal Mines and Mining; Depression, 1929; Electrification; Emigration and Immigration; Family Life; Fires; Grocery Trade; Influenza Epidemic, 1918; Ku Klux Klan; Railroads; Social Life and Customs; United...
    • Herron, long-time resident and businessman in Auburn, Illinois, discusses early 20th century home and social life in Auburn: his family history, cooking and home remedies, housework, rural education, courtship and marriage, social events,...

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