The Tri-City Public Library will host a presentation by Mark DePue. Mr. DePue will discuss the oral history collection at the ALPLM and the effort to expand their oral history projects devoted to saving Illinoisan's memories. He will also describe the volunteer opportunites at the statewide level.
Mark DePue started at his current position in 2006 after a long career that included service in the U.S. Army after graduating from West Point in 1976 and later in the National Guard. He has a doctoral degree in contemporary U.S. and military history from the University of Iowa and worked as a civilian contractor for the National Guard in Washington, D.C.