Gleanings from "The Kinmundy Express"

Newspaper gleanings from our Hometown Newspaper

(Oct. 1904 - 1959)


 

CEMETERIES

Photos &  Plats of local Cemeteries

 

CHURCHES

Photos & Histories of churches in Alma, Foster, Kinmundy & Omega townships

 

HOMETOWN PLACES

Historical Photos of area Businesses, Residences, Fires, Railroad & Depots, Parks & Lakes, plus Histories our area Towns & Townships

 

NEIGHBORS & FAMILY

Photos of Families, Clubs/Organizations,   Soldiers & Veterans, Kinmundy Centennial & Sesquicentennial, Homecoming & Parades, Farming, Bob Ford portraits from the 1960s-70s

 

MEMORIES & STORIES

Area Neighbors write about Growing Up and Living in the Kinmundy-Alma area

 

SCHOOLS

Photos & Histories of Kinmundy & Alma area schools including complete yearbook listings and pictures from the one-room schoolhouses

 

 

INGRAM'S PIONEER LOG CABIN VILLAGE

All about Kinmundy's own Pioneer Village, this includes historical articles and photos



NEWSPAPERS


SURNAMES


Links to other Kinmundy-Alma area websites

 

 

NEIGHBORS & FAMILIES

Photos of Families, Clubs & Organizations, Soldiers & Veterans, the Kinmundy Centennial, Homecoming & Parades, Farming, and Bob Ford's portraits from the 1960's-70's

We are looking for photos of people and/or places from around Kinmundy & Alma.  Can you help?  Or maybe you have stories or memories from the "Good Old Days"?  What do YOU remember?

The Kinmundy Historical Society would be honored to preserve your memories and stories.  We also have the equipment to scan (or copy) your photos so that they may be enjoyed now as well as for generations yet to come! 

We would love to hear from you!  For more information, please contact:         

Dolores (Ford) Mobley – Dolores@ford-mobley.com

            208 Joan Dr.; Divernon, IL  62530; (217) 625-7527

             or

         Gladys (Corrie) See – gsee49@yahoo.com

                           408 S. Washington St.; Kinmundy, IL 62854; (618) 547-7731

          We also welcome any additions or corrections to photo identification and histories!


 

AROUND  TOWN

with Robert Ford

(1960’s-70’s)

 

 

 (“Bob” Ford snapped hundreds of photos on the main streets of Kinmundy and Alma in the 1960’s and 1970’s.)

 

 Book #1 Book #2 Book #3 Book #4 Book #5

 


 

FAMILIES

  

Book #1 (A-E)
Book #2 (F-J)
Book #3 (K-N)
Book #4 (O-S)
Book #5 (T-Z)

 

 


 

 

SOLDIERS & VETERANS

 

 

 


 

FARMING

 

 

 

 

 

 


 

CLUBS & ORGANIZATIONS

 

 Organizations, Groups, and Clubs around the Kinmundy & Alma area

 


"Here Comes Santa Claus" to downtown Alma

circa 1967

courtesy of the Alma Lions Club, and filmed by Bob Ford

Click HERE to start the show!

 


 

100 Years -

KINMUNDY CENTENNIAL

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


 

150 Years -

KINMUNDY SESQUICENTENNIAL

 

 Kinmundy Sesquicentennial pictures  - Sept. 2007

 

      

 


 

PARADES - HOMECOMING & LABOR DAY

 

 Floats, Horses and Kitchen Bands

(not necessarily in that order)



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We welcome your suggestions, submissions, or any additions & corrections you can help us with!

You can contact us at Dolores@ford-mobley.com      

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