Speaker Series - Peter Stehman

Peter Stehman will discuss his book, “Patriotic Murder,” a fascinating look at the anti-German frenzy, fueled by government propaganda, that led to the lynching of Robert Praeger at Collinsville, Illinois on April 5, 1918

Speaker Series - J. Eric Robinson

J. Eric Robinson discusses the colony of Free Blacks who lived at Pin Oak before the Civil War

Speaker Series - Stephen Hansen

SIUE Emeritus Professor Stephen Hansen compares presidential politics of 1860 with today.