Michael G. Matejka

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General Information

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Name: Michael G. Matejka

Pen Name: None

Birth Year: 1953

Place of Birth: St.Louis, Mo.

Website: N/A

Email: matejka53@aol.com

Illinois Connection

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".

Published Works

  • 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

ISBN: 088286260X
Release Date: 2002

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Literary Awards

The Studs Terkel Humanities Service Award, 2002

Speaking Engagements and Upcoming Appearances

Speaking Engagement Availability: (No)

External Links

Michael G. Matejka on WorldCat

Michael G. Matejka on Amazon


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