Rachel Crothers is all but unknown today as America's most successful female playwright.
Barbara Egger was a part of a women's suffrage group that lobbied in Springfield in 1909.
In this Black History Month edition of our Sound Ideas recurring series "McHistory," you'll hear from a Spanish Amerian War Soldier from Bloomington who writes home from eastern Cuba.
An early Bloomington settler and one time friend of Abe Lincoln was also a southern sympathizer.
In this episode of GLT's recurring series "McHistory," we hear about a veto message from a Governor of Illinois more than 60 years ago.