Video Tapes

The Shabbona-Lee-Rollo Historical Society was formed in 1991, with Lois Purdy as organizer.  Under her guidance, the society flourished until 2010.  A legacy has been left to the local communities and beyond.  Guest speakers were invited to share their lives and experiences and the following interviews were taped.  These videos, along with other programs and interviews are sorted alphabetically by the speaker.  Copies of the VHS tapes/CDs are available for $10.00 each; this excludes the videos in our collection that are copyrighted. 

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Title

Speaker

Event

20 Veterans Abell, Evelyn Historical Society Mtg.
22 Veterans Anderson, Pat Historical Society Mtg.
22 WWII Anderson, Pat Historical Society Mtg.
23 Veterans Anderson, Pat Historical Society Mtg.
46 Memories Atherton, Bill Historical Society Mtg.
40 Organizations, Local Baie, Vivian Historical Society Mtg.
69 Organizations, Women's Club Baie, Vivian Historical Society Mtg.
19 War Experiences Bartoszek, Bruno Historical Society Mtg.
153 Life Interview Bartoszek, Bruno Historical Society Mtg.
37 Education - 3rd Grade Teacher Bend, Barbara Historical Society Mtg.
158 Family Research Bend, Carol Historical Society Mtg.
23 Veterans Bend, Justin Historical Society Mtg.
48 Life Interview Benson, Bud Historical Society Mtg.
139 Challand, Reuben Family History Benson, Teri Historical Society Mtg.
10 Farmers Boston, Bill Historical Society Mtg.
186 Organizing/Indexing Waterman Area Records Breese, Sue Historical Society Mtg.
74 WWI Memories Bullis, Mefflin Interview - Home Video
8 Chicago Road Bus Trip Burgin, A.A. (Bud) Historical Society Mtg.
11 Centennial Farms Burgin, A.A. (Bud) Historical Society Mtg.
14 Churches of Area Burgin, A.A. (Bud) Historical Society Mtg.
15 Underground Railroad in DeKalb Co. IL Burgin, A.A. (Bud) Historical Society Mtg.
43 Oak Mound Cemetery Burgin, A.A. (Bud) Historical Society Mtg.
142 Rural Churches - DeKalb County Burgin, A.A. (Bud) Historical Society Mtg.
152 Country Schools Burgin, A.A. (Bud) Historical Society Mtg.
178 Oakridge Cemetery Burgin, A.A. (Bud) Historical Society Mtg.
21 Veterans Burtch, Iva Historical Society Mtg.
66 Cemeteries Carlson, Bob Historical Society Mtg.
76 Stevens Cemetery Walk Cemetery Walk Program Museum Event
77 Smith Cemetery Walk Cemetery Walk Program Museum Event
82 St. James Calvary Cemetery Walk Cemetery Walk Program Museum Event
92 Johnson Grove Cemetery Walk Cemetery Walk Program Museum Event
94 Rose Hill Cemetery Walk, Unedited Cemetery Walk Program Museum Event
95 Rose Hill Cemetery Walk, Edited Cemetery Walk Program Museum Event
107 Union Cemetery Walk Cemetery Walk Program Museum Event
119 East Paw Paw Cemetery Walk Cemetery Walk Program Museum Event
140 Lee First Lutheran Cemetery Walk Cemetery Walk Program Museum Event
151 Old English Cemetery Walk Cemetery Walk Program Museum Event
163 St. Mary's German Catholic Cemetery Walk Cemetery Walk Program Museum Event
187 Twin Grove Cemetery Walk - 2009 Cemetery Walk Program Museum Event
27 Challand Family Challand, Ava Historical Society Mtg.
40 Organizations, Local Challand, Edith Historical Society Mtg.
69 Organizations, Book Club Challand, Edith Historical Society Mtg.
36 Education - 4th Grade Teacher Challand, Mark Historical Society Mtg.
22 WWII Challand, Reid Historical Society Mtg.
166 Challand, Roger - Military Interview Challand, Roger Interview
22 WWII Charlesworth, Don Historical Society Mtg.
101 WWII Charlesworth, Don Historical Society Mtg.
20 Veterans Chestnut, Wendell Historical Society Mtg.
21 Veterans Chestnut, Wendell Historical Society Mtg.
24 Abell Family Chestnut, Wendell Historical Society Mtg.
152 Country Schools Chestnut, Wendell Historical Society Mtg.
178 Oakridge Cemetery Chestnut, Wendell Historical Society Mtg.
13 Railroad, C.B. & Q. Clanin, Bryant Historical Society Mtg.
160 Indian Gaming in Shabbona Coleman, Penny, General Council Town Hall Meeting, Shabbona
23 Veterans Cox, Harold Historical Society Mtg.
111 Military Uniforms, Civil War to Present Cox, Jim Historical Society Mtg.
161 Iraq, Military Experience of Jim Cox Cox, Jim Historical Society Mtg.
10 Farmers Cox, Vince Historical Society Mtg.
57 Oil Drilling Near Shabbona-1940's Cox, Vince Historical Society Mtg.
79 Life Interview Cox, Vince Interview
97 Threshing Cox, Vince Historical Society Mtg.
121 Shabbona Area Post Offices Cox, Vince Historical Society Mtg.
147 Shabbona Elevator/Grain Operation Cox, Vince Historical Society Mtg.
23 Veterans DeBolt, Clark Historical Society Mtg.
101 WWII DeBolt, Clark Historical Society Mtg.
164 Indian Gaming in Shabbona DeKalb County Board Town Hall Meeting, Shabbona
72 Shabbona Lake State Park, Muskie Winner Dennis Sands Historical Society Mtg.
58 Gates Brothers & Indian Tales Dowd, James Historical Society Mtg.
68 Rural School Teachers Durin, Hazel Historical Society Mtg.
146 Life Interview Erickson, Doris Interview
5 Railroads Espe, Bill Historical Society Mtg.
22 WWII Espe, Bill Historical Society Mtg.
66 Toy Trains Espe, Bill Historical Society Mtg.
65 Old German Cemetery Renewal Faivre, Bob Historical Society Mtg.
68 Rural School Teachers Firkins, Doris Wells Historical Society Mtg.
150 Fleming and Bend Centennial Farms Fleming, Lisa Bend Historical Society Mtg.
25 Larson Family Flettre, Irene Historical Society Mtg.
48 Life Interview Flewellin, Wayne Historical Society Mtg.
49 Life Interview Flewellin, Wayne Historical Society Mtg.
10 Farmers Flewellyn, Wayne Historical Society Mtg.
149 Foster Family History Foster, Chuck Historical Society Mtg.
34 Education - 3rd Grade Teacher Foster, Jan Historical Society Mtg.
40 Organizations, Local Gallagher, Ada Historical Society Mtg.
69 Organizations, Library Gallagher, Ada Historical Society Mtg.
128 Libraries Gallagher, Ada Historical Society Mtg.
10 Farmers George, Bernard Historical Society Mtg.
55 Churches of Area Giesecke, Marion Historical Society Mtg.
152 Country Schools Giesecke, Marion Historical Society Mtg.
10 Farmers Gilmore, Bob Historical Society Mtg.
54 Kidnapping of the Hall Sisters 1832 Gochee, Arlene Historical Society Mtg.
42 Family Research Gochee, Virgil Historical Society Mtg.
175 Agriculture Golden, Al Historical Society Mtg.
69 Elizabeth Grant at 101 (1973) Grant, Elizabeth Historical Society Mtg.
1 Shabbona, Homes in Village Group Discussion Historical Society Mtg.
2 Pictures, News Items Group Discussion Historical Society Mtg.
9 Lee, Village History Group Discussion Historical Society Mtg.
45 Abstracts of Shabbona Properties Group Discussion Historical Society Mtg.
52 Historical Events - Group Discussion Group Discussion Historical Society Mtg.
53 Great Depression - Group Discussion Group Discussion Historical Society Mtg.
12 Teachers, Elementary, Dist. 425 Group of Teachers Historical Society Mtg.
44 Wesson, Silas Dexter Diary 1865 Group Readings Historical Society Mtg.
188 Sandwich Fair Hardekoph, Joan Historical Society Mtg.
34 Education - 1st Grade Teacher Hardenbergh, Karla Historical Society Mtg.
162 Shabbona School Days Hart, Bob Historical Society Mtg.
111 Military Uniforms, Civil War to Present Hart, Jim Historical Society Mtg.
104 Life Interview Herrick, Virginia Historical Society Mtg.
97 Threshing Herrmann, Paul Historical Society Mtg.
174 Military Interview Hill, Carl Interview
101 WWII Hilleson, Edmund Historical Society Mtg.
145 Life Interview Hilleson, Edmund Interview
114 Hinkston and Related Family Histories Hinkston, June Historical Society Mtg.
78 Life Interview Hinkston, Rhea Interview
99 Time Machine, Family Tree History Channel Published Video
108 Indian Oaks Country Club Indian Oaks CC Staff Historical Society Mtg.
22 WWII Jacobson, Bob Historical Society Mtg.
200 Latvia to America Jarman, Vera Personal Interview
102 Johnson, Alexander, His Ancestors Johnson, Alex Historical Society Mtg.
68 Rural School Teachers Johnson, Hazel Berg Historical Society Mtg.
112 One-room Schools Johnson, Yvonne Historical Society Mtg.
15 Underground Railroad in DeKalb Co. IL Kelley, Phyllis Historical Society Mtg.
56 Tombstones Kelley, Phyllis Historical Society Mtg.
61 Civil War, Company 8 Kidd, Lurinda Historical Society Mtg.
83 GAR, Local Post Kidd, Lurinda Historical Society Mtg.
110 Wesson, Este 'Deck' - Civil War Diary Kidd, Lurinda Historical Society Mtg.
24 Abell Family Kirkpatrick, Evelyn Abell Historical Society Mtg.
127 Grave Robbery, Ohio Grove Cemetery Klein, Ron Historical Society Mtg.
131 Interesting People of DeKalb County Klein, Ron Historical Society Mtg.
181 The Law Around DeKalb County Klein, Ron Historical Society Mtg.
172 Military Interview Kohler, LeRoy Interview
184 The Corn Farmer 1959, Farming 1939 Lake Family Published Video
26 Duffy Family Lane, Fern Historical Society Mtg.
10 Farmers Lane, Miles Historical Society Mtg.
11 Centennial Farms Lane, Miles Historical Society Mtg.
48 Life Interview Lane, Miles Historical Society Mtg.
3 Waterman Memories Larsen, Carl Historical Society Mtg.
4 Waterman and Chicago Road Larsen, Carl Historical Society Mtg.
32 Waterman Larsen, Carl Historical Society Mtg.
15 Underground Railroad in DeKalb Co. IL Larson, Doris Historical Society Mtg.
18 Christmas at the museum with 5th graders, 1994 Larson, Doris Museum Event
25 Larson Family Larson, Doris Historical Society Mtg.
33 Life Interview Larson, Doris Historical Society Mtg.
36 Education Larson, Doris Historical Society Mtg.
68 Rural School Teachers Larson, Doris Historical Society Mtg.
69 Organizations, Legion Auxiliary Larson, Lucille Historical Society Mtg.
69 Organizations, Neighborhood Club Larson, Lucille Challand Historical Society Mtg.
137 Challand/Larson Family Memories Larson, Lucille Challand Interview
38 Land, How To Research The History of Larson, Sheila Historical Society Mtg.
158 Family Research Lintereur, Alice Historical Society Mtg.
156 Lutz, Kathleen Thorsen - Life Interview Lutz, Kathleen Thorsen Interview
126 Railroads Martin, Charles Historical Society Mtg.
34 Education - 5th Grade Teacher Martin, Sherri Historical Society Mtg.
152 Country Schools Martin, Sherri Historical Society Mtg.
186 Organizing/Indexing Waterman Area Records Martin, Sherrie Historical Society Mtg.
98 Wade in the Water: The Underground Railroad & DeKalb Co, IL" Mason, James Published Video
136 One-room Schools McDowell, LaVonne Interview
189 Teaching Life At Rollo McInerney, Ruth Historical Society Mtg.
21 Veterans Milligan, Lloyd Historical Society Mtg.
106 Rollo Life and School Days Moorehead, Earlene Horn Historical Society Mtg.
157 Glidden House and Barbed Wire Morel, Jim Historical Society Mtg.
113 One Room One People, DeKalb Co., One Room Schools Morning Star Media Published Video
50 George, Horace - Diary, California Gold Rush Morton, Helen Historical Society Mtg.
73 Presidential Burial Sites Motion Picture Published Video
120 "Normal"  (filmed in Earlville, IL) Motion Picture Published Video
190 When Trumpets Fade Motion Picture Published Video
63 Mullins Family & Their Endeavors in Agriculture Mullins, Howard Historical Society Mtg.
154 Military Interview Mullins, LaVerne Interview
39 Military Display Museum Volunteers Museum Event
129 Shabbona Community School Tour Museum Volunteers Museum Event
31 Hemp Mill at Shabbona Nolan, Mary Hart Historical Society Mtg.
138 O'Kane Brothers' Memories O'Kane, Dick Historical Society Mtg.
138 O'Kane Brothers' Memories O'Kane, Jim Historical Society Mtg.
159 Shabbona, The Good Old Days O'Kane, Jim Historical Society Mtg.
5 Railroads O'Kane, Kenneth Historical Society Mtg.
68 Rural School Teachers Oleson, Thelma Hanson Historical Society Mtg.
136 One-room Schools Oleson, Thelma Hanson Interview
10 Farmers Olson, Harland Historical Society Mtg.
34 Education Olson, Thelma Historical Society Mtg.
75 Processing Archival Collections Paperworks Published Video
106 Rollo Life and School Days Pardridge, Eloise Peterson Historical Society Mtg.
35 Education - 5th Grade Teacher Pardridge, Nancy Historical Society Mtg.
179 Lincoln/Douglas Debate Performance Museum Event
22 WWII Pickwell, Albert Historical Society Mtg.
51 Lane, Boyle and Duffy Family History Pickwell, Helen Historical Society Mtg.
7 Railroad, C.B. & Q. Prall, Betty Historical Society Mtg.
67 Photography Prall, Ivan Historical Society Mtg.
100 Airplanes Built in DeKalb, Illinois Prall, Ivan Historical Society Mtg.
143 Route 38's Seedling Mile and Chicken Thieves Prall, Ivan Historical Society Mtg.
152 Country Schools Prall, Ivan Historical Society Mtg.
167 Lee Illinois History Prestegaard, Mary Ellen Radio Interview
60 Medicine, Changes Purdy, Dr. Robert Historical Society Mtg.
144 Purdy, Dr. Robert - 50 years Medical Career Purdy, Dr. Robert Historical Society Mtg.
123 CEA Organization Shabbona Purdy, Lois Historical Society Mtg.
22 WWII Purdy, Robert Historical Society Mtg.
68 Rural School Teachers Quilhot, Leona Spray Historical Society Mtg.
6 Chief Shabbona Rasmussen, Marilyn Historical Society Mtg.
59 Sioux & Indian Ways Reynolds, James 'Terry' Historical Society Mtg.
23 Veterans Riedelsberger, Ruth Historical Society Mtg.
70 Norway Riskedal, Ken Historical Society Mtg.
5 Railroads Ritzman, Al Historical Society Mtg.
134 Railroad and Street Cars in DeKalb County, IL Ritzman, Al Historical Society Mtg.
22 WWII Sabin, Bill Historical Society Mtg.
101 WWII Sabin, Bill Historical Society Mtg.
23 Veterans Sandrock, Kenneth Historical Society Mtg.
86 Chief Shabbona Sands, Denny and Kathy Historical Society Mtg.
36 Education - Kindergarten Teacher Sanford, Amy Historical Society Mtg.
37 Education - Kindergarten Teacher Sanford, Amy Historical Society Mtg.
81 Trains Schaeffer, Mike Historical Society Mtg.
169 Military  Schoo, Don Historical Society Mtg.
148 DeKalb County Sheriff's Office Scott, Sheriff Roger Historical Society Mtg.
115 Shabbona Elementary Christmas Program Shabbona Elementary Students Christmas Program
116 Shabbona Elementary Christmas Program Shabbona Elementary Students Christmas Program
117 Shabbona Elementary Christmas Program Shabbona Elementary Students Christmas Program
118 Shabbona Elementary Christmas Program Shabbona Elementary Students Christmas Program
84 Shabbona High School Basketball, 1950's & 1959 Shabbona High School Mullins' Family Video
71 Shabbona Lake State Park, 20 Year Anniversary Shabbona Lake State Park Historical Society Mtg.
91 Shabbona Centennial Parade, 1972 Shabbona Residents Shabbona Celebration
105 Shabbona 2003 Independence Day Parade Shabbona Residents Shabbona Celebration
16 House Walk, Christmas 1994, part 1 Shabbona Volunteers Museum Event
17 House Walk, Christmas 1994, part 2 Shabbona Volunteers Museum Event
28 Garden Walk, 1995 Shabbona Volunteers Museum Event
109 Prisoner of War and Military Experiences Sherbenou, Edgar Historical Society Mtg.
96 Orphan Trains Sherman, Dr. Tex Historical Society Mtg.
170 Shabbona Newspapers Shrader, Barry Historical Society Mtg.
40 Organizations, Local Shrader, Ella Historical Society Mtg.
69 Organizations, Girl's 4-H Shrader, Ella Historical Society Mtg.
35 Education - 1st Grade Teacher Sjolund, Karen Historical Society Mtg.
168 Shabbona Express Newspaper Smith, Doreen Interview
171 Shabbona Express, Site Visit Smith, Doreen Historical Society Mtg.
182 Shabbona Grove Sprowls, Ardith Historical Society Mtg.
93 Telephones Stanley, Charles Historical Society Mtg.
122 Smith Cemetery Renewal/Repair Stewart, James Historical Society Mtg.
180 Smith Cemetery Restoration Stewart, James Historical Society Mtg.
133 Challand and Related Family Histories Storey, Gail Challand Historical Society Mtg.
48 Life Interview Storey, Kenneth Historical Society Mtg.
176 First Evangelical Church of Lee 150th Year Stoughton Norwegian Dancers Church Program
66 Cemeteries Svendsen, Judy Historical Society Mtg.
23 Veterans Swan, Warren Historical Society Mtg.
89 Lincoln Highway Swan, Warren Historical Society Mtg.
21 Veterans Thomas, Horace Historical Society Mtg.
37 Education Thomas, Horace Historical Society Mtg.
30 Barns Thompson, Louise Historical Society Mtg.
155 Thorsen, Charles - Life Interview Thorsen, Charles Interview
162 Shabbona School Days Thorsen, Dick Historical Society Mtg.
35 Education Thorsen, Gladys Historical Society Mtg.
68 Rural School Teachers Thorsen, Gladys Peterson Historical Society Mtg.
155 Thorsen, Joyce - Life Interview Thorsen, Joyce Interview
48 Life Interview Thorsen, Millard Historical Society Mtg.
49 Life Interview Thorsen, Millard Historical Society Mtg.
22 WWII Tima, Bill Historical Society Mtg.
47 Civil War  Tyma, Bill Historical Society Mtg.
173 Abraham Lincoln in Song Vallillo, Chris Museum Event
29 Fire Department, Shabbona - 50 years Vandre, Fritz Historical Society Mtg.
66 Toy Trains Vandre, Fritz Historical Society Mtg.
130 Duck Decoys Vaughn, Dr. Joseph Historical Society Mtg.
124 Civil War History and Cemetery Research Walker, Fred Historical Society Mtg.
115 Waterman Elementary Christmas Program Waterman Elementary Students Christmas Program
62 Doctors of Shabbona, part I Watne, Dr. Alvin Historical Society Mtg.
80 Doctors of Shabbona, Part II Watne, Dr. Alvin Historical Society Mtg.
90 Doctors of Shabbona, Part III Watne, Dr. Alvin Historical Society Mtg.
103 Doctors of the 20th Century Watne, Dr. Alvin Historical Society Mtg.
135 Farmers and Traders State Bank Watne, Dr. Alvin Historical Society Mtg.
165 War Casualties, Local Men Watne, Dr. Alvin Historical Society Mtg.
64 Covered Bridges of Illinois Weaver, John Historical Society Mtg.
85 Flying The Hump Weaver, John Historical Society Mtg.
41 Civil War Female Garments Werline, Carolyn Historical Society Mtg.
88 Antique Hair Collections Werthwein, Virginia Historical Society Mtg.
87 Grocery Stores of the Area Wisted, Charles Historical Society Mtg.
97 Threshing Wisted, Charles Historical Society Mtg.
121 Shabbona Area Post Offices Young, Tim Historical Society Mtg.
125 Chief Wabansi Zeman, Alice Historical Society Mtg.
132 Potawatomie Indians Zeman, Alice Historical Society Mtg.
183 Wabansi Zeman, Alice Published Video
185 Chief Shabbona Zeman, Alice Published Video

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