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Seventh and eighth grade students at the Glen Oak Community Learning Center researched and developed scripts for a series of three public service announcements on historically significant African American Peorians. Subjects including Edward Gaines, the first African American firefighter in Peoria, Dr. Maude Sanders, a pioneering local physician, and Annie Malone, Peoria’ first Black female millionaire.

You can share a specific episode of Our Remarkable Local History from the WTVP video portal:

You can share a specific episode of Our Remarkable Local History from the WTVP video portal:

 Local Programs

Local Programs
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  • My Journey with Annie Malone
  • At Issue with H Wayne Wilson
  • WTVP's Backyard Journeys
  • Business Forward with Matt George
  • Consider This Poster
  • From Distilleries to Stills: Prohibition In Peoria
  • Doug Hoerr: Landscape Architect
  • From the Horse's Mouth
  • #HBCYou with Dee Brown CEO
  • Leadership Lessons for Home, Work and Life
  • None
  • Lydia: Ahead of Her Time
  • OSF HealthCare Ministry Headquarters
  • The Illinois River Series Poster
  • Self Made with Dee Brown CEO
  • A Shot of Ag with Rob "The SharkFarmer" Sharkey
  • Springdale Cemetery: Memories of a Lifetime
  • State & Water Poster
  • Word of the Week
  • What is it??
  • You Gotta See This! by Peoria Magazine