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Dorothy Rabe Ivanuck inducted into The Randolph Society

The Randolph Society Foundation Board is pleased to announce that the Dorothy Rabe Ivanuck, a World War II veteran who devoted her life to waging a war on poverty in our local communities, will be inducted into the 2019 class of honorees. Dorothy Ruth Rabe, born into a German-American family in Steeleville in 1923, was … Continue reading Dorothy Rabe Ivanuck inducted into The Randolph Society

Harry L. Hamilton inducted into The Randolph Society

The Randolph Society Foundation Board is pleased to announce that Harry L. Hamilton, a talented novelist, playwright, and screenwriter, will be inducted into the 2019 class of honorees. Harry Lacy Hamilton was born in Chester in 1896. His father, Harry Hamilton Sr., was a second-generation commercial fisherman who worked on the Mississippi, and his mother, … Continue reading Harry L. Hamilton inducted into The Randolph Society

Nance Legins Costley inducted into The Randolph Society

The Randolph Society Foundation Board is pleased to announce that Nance Legins Costley, whose bravery and persistence in securing her freedom set precedent in Illinois law, will be inducted into the 2019 class of honorees. Nance Legins, the daughter of African-American indentured servants who had been brought to Illinois from Louisiana, was born in Kaskaskia … Continue reading Nance Legins Costley inducted into The Randolph Society

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