Marlene Rivero collection of Southern Illinois Funeral Programs and Memorabilia, 1964-2017 | Southern Illinois University Special Collections Research Center
ID: 1/10/MSS 378
Extent: 1.5 Cubic Feet
Predominant Dates: 1981-2017
Scope and Contents: The Marlene Rivero collection consists primarily of funeral programs of African Americans connected to Southern Illinois collected by Rivero over a number of years. Also included are other, mainly church-related publications and a banner advertising a program Rivero was in that hung by the St. Louis courthouse in which the Dred Scott case was first heard.