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Don Alonzo Spaulding Papers

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Identifier: MS-BC590
Abstract Alton, Illinois surveyor who surveyed Madison Country, Illinois and as a government surveyor worked in Illinois, Wisconsin, Iowa, Missouri, and Florida. he was born in Castleton, Vermont and studied surveying while he worked on a farm and taught school. In 1818 he came to Illinois first landing in Massac where he was immediately given the job of surveying a tract of land for the new Johnson County seat. He moved to Edwardsville where he taugh school and did some surveying untl he was appointed...

Gerry Allard Papers

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Identifier: MS-BC14
Abstract Gerry Allard (1908-1965) was a coal miner, union activist, socialist, writer, and businessman. Born in France, his family emigrated to Illinois in 1912. His papers consist of newspaper clippings, correspondence, printed material, and scrapbooks. Some material is photocopies only. Topics include labor unionism, the Progressive Mine Workers of America, Socialist Party activities, and coal mining in Illinois. Copies of The Fighting Miner are also included.

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Allard, Gerry (Allard, Germinal) 1
Allard, Gerry, 1908-1965 1
Progressive Mine Workers of America 1
Socialist Party of Illinois--History--20th century 1
Tippett, Tom, 1894- 1