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Archive of: WGLT McHistory Series

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McHistory: Bloomington Dramaturge Explored Gender Roles

Rachel Crothers is all but unknown today as America's most successful female playwright.

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Written by Bill Kemp in WGLT McHistory Series

McHistory: Going to Danvers to Take the Cure

The Hamlet of Danvers once hosted a sanatorium for those struggling with addiction to alcohol.

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Written by Bill Kemp in WGLT McHistory Series

McHistory: Bloomington Suffragist Lobbies in Springfield

Barbara Egger was a part of a women's suffrage group that lobbied in Springfield in 1909.

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Written by Bill Kemp in WGLT McHistory Series

McHistory: Experiences in the Spanish American War

In this Black History Month edition of our Sound Ideas recurring series "McHistory," you'll hear from a Spanish Amerian War Soldier from Bloomington who writes home from eastern Cuba.

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Written by Torii Moré in WGLT McHistory Series

McHistory: Bloomington Copperhead Ostracized For Pro-Slavery Views

An early Bloomington settler and one time friend of Abe Lincoln was also a southern sympathizer.

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McHistory: World War Two in McLean County

In this episode of GLT's recurring series McHistory Morgan writes of World War Two.

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McHistory: Winter of Deep Snow

"McHistory" is a co-production of WGLT and the Museum of History using the letters, diaries, and documents of days gone by.

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Written by Torii Moré in WGLT McHistory Series
Written by Torii Moré in WGLT McHistory Series

McHistory: Humor In A Governor's Veto From 60 Years Gone By

In this episode of GLT's recurring series "McHistory," we hear about a veto message from a Governor of Illinois more than 60 years ago.

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Written by Torii Moré in WGLT McHistory Series

McHistory: Voices Of The Past Come Alive

Here is a story of hooligans, pranks, and University hijinks from the early part of the last century.

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