UIS Lunch and Learn: In Celebration of Springfield (Oct 27, 2021)
From Cody Pope
In Celebration of Springfield
Ken Page, preservationist and historian, will discuss Firehouse No. 5—the First Black Firehouse in Springfield, IL, home to the city’s Black firefighters in the early 1900s.
Curtis Mann, librarian and city historian, will discuss the History of Nightlife in Springfield.