Alton, IL

SIUE Library receives World War Two Scrapbooks

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Southern Illinois University Edwardsville's Library and Information Services has been gifted an extensive set of family scrapbooks from World War II. The scrapbooks were collected by Dorris William Wilton of Alton, while his son Dorris Wilbur Wilton served in the US army in North Africa, Sicily and Italy.


SIUE Archivist and Special Collections Librarian Stephen Kerber, tells The Big Z, a little about what the collection features.


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The collection will be available for viewing early next year at University Archives & Special Collections located on the lower level of Lovejoy Library at SIUE.

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