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Michael G. Matejka

Born: St.Louis, Mo.
Pen Name: None

Connection to Illinois: Michael Matejka lives in Bloomington, Illinois.

Biography: A Bloomington alderman, community activist, author, and historian, Mr. Matejka has been an active volunteer in numerous humanities projects in Bloomington. In addition to his service as a member of the McLean County Historical Society Board, he has worked on exhibits at the Historical Society, including, 'Made in McLean County.' He also developed a traveling museum exhibit as part of the Illinois Fire Fighter History Project, the subject of his most recent book. He travels around the state giving lectures as an Illinois Humanities Council 'Road Scholar'.

  • The Studs Terkel Humanities Service Award, 2002

Primary Audience(s): Adult readers

Michael G. Matejka on WorldCat :

Selected Titles

Bloomington's C & A shops :
ISBN: 0943788048 OCLC: 16754760

McLean County Historical Society, Bloomington, Ill. : 1987.

  Fiery struggle :
ISBN: 088286260X OCLC: 50729938

Illinois Labor History Society, Chicago : ©2002.