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September 2017

Steel and Solidarity in Granite City

September 10, 2017 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Madison County Archival Library, 801 North Main Street
Edwardsville, IL 62025 United States
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Gary Gaines

Local labor union historian Gary Gaines will give a program on the Steelworkers Unions on Sunday, September 10 at 2 p.m. at the Madison County Archival Library at 801 N. Main Street in Edwardsville, Illinois. Gary Gaines. According to Gaines, steelmaking in Granite City was almost an accident. The Niedringhaus brothers started their business across the river, but St. Louis leaders didn’t like the noise, dirt or the smell of the factories. When it was time to expand, the Niedringhaus…

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November 2017

Dining In History: Wood River Refinery Centennial

November 5, 2017
Rox-Arena, 2 Park Drive
Roxana, IL 62084 United States
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Click here for a PDF version of this flyer, including the reservation form.

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