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Roger Adams Oral History (Part 3)

Roger Adams was a professor of Chemistry at the University of Illinois from 1916 to 1957. In these interviews, conducted by John B. Mellecker over the course of several months from 1964 to 1965,…

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Roger Adams Oral History (Part 2)

Roger Adams was a professor of Chemistry at the University of Illinois from 1916 to 1957. In these interviews, conducted by John B. Mellecker over the course of several months from 1964 to 1965,…

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Roger Adams Oral History (Part 1)

Roger Adams was a professor of Chemistry at the University of Illinois from 1916 to 1957. In these interviews, conducted by John B. Mellecker over the course of several months from 1964 to 1965,…

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Marcus S. Goldman Oral History

Marcus Goldman was a professor of English at the University of Illinois from 1936 to 1962. He comments on growing up in Ohio, his experiences at the University, his service World War I and World …

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William Cumming Rose Oral History

William Rose was a professor of chemistry at the University of Illinois from 1922 to 1955. He speaks about his youth, amino acid research, work on pepsin and creatine, krebiozen, World Wars I and II,…

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Leslie A. Bryan Oral History

Leslie Aulls Bryan was the Director of the Institute of Aviation at the University of Illinois from 1946 to 1968. In this interview, he discusses the Institute of Aviation, the development of the…

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Stan Rankin Oral History

Stan Rankin, a lifelong resident of the Champaign area, attended the University of Illinois during the 1950s. He describes his years in Champaign as a grade school boy during the World War II era…

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Katie Harper Wright Oral History

Katie Harper Wright came to the University of Illinois at age 16 and enrolled in the school of Liberal Arts and Sciences (LAS). She experienced formal segregation at the university and was forced…

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Joe Kraus Oral History

Joe Kraus came to the UI Library School in fall of 1938, but his education was suspended after Pearl Harbor in late 1941. After being drafted, he served as a teacher in the Officer Candidate…

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Jean Maury Oral History

Jean Hurt Maury came to Illinois in 1942 and worked for the Daily Illini as an editor during the war when it briefly had an all-female managing staff. She witnessed the tremendous involvement…

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George Reynolds Oral History

George Reynolds enlisted in U.S. Army in 1942 and in 1943 was sent to the University of Illinois in 1943 as part of Navy V-12 Company B for instruction in the Army Specialized Training Program in…

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Dena Epstein Oral History

Dena Julia Polacheck Epstein was a graduate student in the library school during the late 1930s. Epstein remembers working in the library and doing research on the music publishing industry in…

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Dan Perrino Oral History

Daniel Perrino began his studies at the U of I in 1940. He was active in ROTC and in a band. Daniel was at the Virginia Theater when Pearl Harbor was bombed. Along with a group of…

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Betty Nance Terry Oral History

Betty Jean Nance Terry enrolled at U of I in 1940 and became a member of the Alpha Chi Omega fraternity. In the interview Terry recounts her work as a reporter for the Daily Illini and the changes…

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Barbara Montgomery Oral History

Barbara Venton Gilbreath Montgomery attended the University of Illinois in the later portion of World War II, starting in 1943. In this interview she describes her experience dating an army…

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Hotton the Ardennes Newsreel, 1944- Digital Surrogates from the Third Armored Division Association Records and Audiovisuals, Series 26/20/76

Audiovisual Digital Surrogate from the Third Armored Division Armored Division Association Records, Series 26/20/76 Digitized recording from a newsreel shown in American theaters in January of 1945,…

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Millicent Lane Oral History

Arriving at UI shortly before the war, Millicent Lane recalls the outpouring of emotion by fellow students following Pearl Harbor. Lane was a part of the collective of women who edited the Daily…

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