I. O. Karraker


This is a typed manuscript written by I. O. Karraker about his time as a student at Southern Illinois Normal University from 1892-1896. Karraker describes the faculty and staff at SINU during his time, as well as student life both at the school and in the Carbondale community. He also writes about student organizations such as the Young Men's Christian Association, Young Women's Christian Association, the Zetetic Literary Society, and the Socratic Literary Society. The manuscript provides a student's perspective of SINU and Carbondale during the 1890s.