Michael G. Matejka
Pen Name: None
Birth Year: 1953
Place of Birth: St.Louis, Mo.
Michael Matejka lives in Bloomington, Illinois.
Biographical and Professional Information
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".
- Bloomington`s C & A Shops, Our Lives Remembered, Transactions of the McLean County Historical Society, Volume 9, Charismatic Renewal Services, 1988
- Fiery Struggle, Illinois Fire Fighters Build a Union, 1901 - 1985, Illinois Labor History Society, 2002
Titles for Purchase and at Your Library
Fiery struggle: Illinois fire fighters build a union, 1901-1985
Release Date: 2002
The Studs Terkel Humanities Service Award, 2002
Speaking Engagements and Upcoming Appearances
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