Saturday, January 21, 2006

I'll Wait for the Movie

From the Belleville (Ill.) News-Democrat of Jan. 21, 2006:

The graduates

Genealogists ferret out names from East St. Louis Catholic high schools


It's not a literary page-turner, but then authors Sandi Bennett and Judy Jennings never intended it to be.

Their new book, "The Graduating Classes of the Closed Catholic High Schools, East St. Louis, Illinois, 1894 thru 1989" falls into the "reference" category.

Bennett and Jennings list nearly 10,000 students who graduated from St. Teresa Academy, Central Catholic High School, Assumption High School and St. Mary's High School, along with their parishes or hometowns.

"The main thing is, it will help people with their genealogies," said Jennings, 41, of Belleville, a 1982 graduate of Althoff Catholic High School in Belleville.


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