Monday, December 17, 2007

Neat Book on Abraham's Children

OK, it's not Illinois history, but books like this one fascinate me.

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Sunday, October 07, 2007

Southern Illinoisans Recall World War II in Region

Carbondale writer Lucinda Guinnin has two new features up at focusing on residents' memories of World War II on the Home Front.

The first is Single Mother Worked at Munitions Plant which deals with a single mom working at the Illinois Ordinance plant in what was known as the Ordill in what's now Crab Orchard National Wildlife Refuge outside Marion.

The second story focuses on a young couple from Herrin married in 1942 as they recall the war in Herrin Couple Recalls the War.