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UIS student Katie Brethorst helps to excavate 1908 Springfield Race Riot site

University of Illinois Springfield senior history major Katie Brethorst spent her summer helping to unearth important historical artifacts from the site of the 1908 Springfield Race Riot, located along the 10th Street railroad tracks and Madison Street in Springfield. Brethorst interned with Fever River Research, an archaeology company based out of Springfield, which was tasked with excavating… Read More »

UIS student Katie Brethorst helps to excavate 1908 Springfield Race Riot site

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