Edwardsville, Illinois (Postcard History Series)

Edwardsville, Illinois (Postcard History Series)

by Cheryl Eichar Jett


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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780738560182
Publisher: Arcadia Publishing SC
Publication date: 10/28/2009
Series: Postcard History Series
Pages: 127
Product dimensions: 6.50(w) x 9.20(h) x 0.50(d)

About the Author

Cheryl Eichar Jett, a freelance writer and historian, is a lifelong resident of Illinois. She is also the author of Alton. The vintage images in this book are drawn from private postcard collections and the holdings of the Madison County Historical Society.

Table of Contents

Acknowledgments 6

Introduction 7

1 Main Street 9

2 Body and Spirit 21

3 Courthouses and Public Buildings 37

4 Going to School 51

5 Residential Streets 63

6 Banks, Business, and Industry 73

7 N. O. Nelson and Leclaire Village 89

8 Getting There 97

9 Living the Social Life 109

10 Parks, Monuments, and the Madison County Centennial 117

Bibliography 127

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