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Histories

1882 Historical Section of History of Bond
       
1882 Biographical Section of History of Bond
1912 A History of Southern Illinois
 
1922 History of the Spradlings
 
1936 Economic and Social History
1938 Farming a Century Ago
 
2002 Historical Stories

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Letters submitted Nov 2013 by Mary Lens

Tidbits
Greenville High School Class of 1892. The photo was taken by DeMoulin Studios of Greenville & Vandalia. Annie Eliza SANDIFER is second from the left in the back row.
 
Annie Eliza SANDIFER (1875-1967) at the time of her graduation.
     
  Today [07 Feb 1824] in Illinois History
At Greenville, Bond county, Illinois, a meeting of citizens opposed to a constitutional convention, from Fayette, Bond and Montgomery counties, was held Saturday, Feb. 7, 1824. Francis Kirkpatrick, Esq., was called to the chair and Horatio Newhall appointed secretary. The purpose of the meeting was to fix upon a candidate for senator at the approaching election upon whom the friends of freedom might concentrate their efforts. Members pledged their support to Francis Kirkpatrick, Esq., Bond county, as a senator in the next legislature. (Copyright, 1917, W. G. Chapman.)
The day book. (Chicago, Ill.) 1911-1917, February 07, 1917, LAST EDITION, Image 20
Image provided by University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign Library, Urbana, IL
 
Matchbooks

I came across an old matchbook from a restaurant on U.S. 40 called the "Bel Air Restaurant" in Greenville, ILL. .... The flip side is for another restaurant on U.S. 40 called the "Salad Bowl Cafe" in Greenup. ILL. I don't know anymore about the restaurants but I'm sure it will bring back fond memories to someone.  Susie

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