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Collection Details


Collection Name: Illinois General Assembly
Repository Name: University of Illinois, Springfield. Archives/Special Collections. Oral History Collections [Repository Details]
Repository Location: Springfield, Illinois, United States
Dates Spanned: 1979-1985
Description: Former members of the Illinois General Assembly discuss their family background, education, marriage and children, work history, and military service; they also recall their years in the legislature: campaigning, elections, party politics, lobbyists, Illinois regional politics, and significant issues and legislation. The narrators also discuss life after the General Assembly: running for other political office, private law practice, businesses endeavors, teaching, retirement, etc. This project was conducted in association with the Illinois Legislative Council and SSU's Legislative Studies Center.
Estimated Total of Interviews: 32
Broad Subjects: U.S. Politics; Politics
ASP Subjects: History; Illinois; Illinois. State Legislature; Illinois--History; Illinois--Politics and government; Local history; Oral history; Politicians; United States; United States--Politics and government
Collection Code: OHC0000406