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Individual Author Record

General Information

Name:  Carl R. Baldwin  

Pen Name: None

Genre: History Non-Fiction

Audience: Adult; Young Adult;

Born: 1908

Died: 1994 in Columbia, IL


-- Carl R. Baldwin on WorldCat -- http://www.worldcat.org/search?q=carl+r.+baldwin


Illinois Connection

When Mr. Baldwin was a boy of 10, his family moved from Bradley, Illinois to East St. Louis, Illinois. In his later years, he lived in Belleville.

Biographical and Professional Information

Carl Baldwin was a journalist/reporter for the St. Louis Post-Dispatch from the 1930s to his retirement in 1973. He then became a historian, focusing on southwestern Illinois and producing two prize-winning books.


Published Works Expand for more information


Titles At Your Library

Echoes of Their Voices: A Saga of the Pioneers Who Pushed the Frontier Westward to the Mississippi
ISBN: 9991890629

Hawthorn Publishing Co.. 1978

A saga of the pioneers who pushed the frontier westward to the Mississippi.

Captains of the Wilderness: The American Revolution on the Western Frontiers
ISBN: 9997484665

Tiger Rose Pub Co. 1986

A chronicle of American occupation of the Illinois Country