The Museum is partially reopened following Illinois Covid-19 restrictions
This listing was written on an envelope. It is not an exhaustive listing of all those that died from suspected Cholera in 1849, but a snapshot in time. See typed listing below in download format
Depicted is the backside of the envelope.
Donated to CHM in 1967 by Carrie Peers, this is a handwritten list of deaths due to cholera and other diseases
(37 Cholera; 2 Diarrhea, 1 unknown) between June 14, 1849 and July 24, 1849. This list came in an envelope addressed to Mr. (or Mrs.??) M. G.(?) Peers who lived at 5(?) - 33 Norwood Ave. in Collinsville.
Did you know that Collinsville was once a center for clothing manufacturing? Three different companies made everything from baby booties to women’s work outfits to women’s hats. Maybe one of your parents, or your grandparents, were employed at one of the factories! The women’s clothing and hats were sold under a variety of retail names and many were advertised in magazines like Vogue. Come into the Museum to see our display presenting the early clothing industry of Collinsville
This clip is an excerpt of a few of the stories that were shared by local residents who served in the war or supported the war effort at home. Press the round red play button in the right hand box to hear the stories
The Collinsville Historical Museum presents an interpretation of an event from Collinsville 1918, which features the April, 1918 lynching of Robert Prager.
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