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WNIU Radio Commentary

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Joyce Holmberg Papers, 1983-2002 | Northern Illinois University

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Collection Overview

Title: Joyce Holmberg Papers, 1983-2002

ID: RHC/RC/294

Extent: 2.5 Linear Feet

Arrangement: The Joyce Holmberg Papers  includes four series: Issue Research and News, Legislation, Legislative Synopsis and Digest Publication, WNIU Radio Commentary.

Date Acquired: 03/20/2009

Subjects: Democratic Party, Early childhood education., Education, Higher., Education., Holmberg, Joyce, Illinois. General Assembly, Legislators, Rockford (Ill.), WNIU

Languages: English

Scope and Contents of the Materials

The Joyce Holmberg Papers date from 1982 to 2002. The records include documents, news articles, copies of Senate bills, and photographs.  Of special interest are the information on the legislation sponsored by Holmberg  and her radio commentaries for WNIU, a radio station at Northern Illinois University.

Collection Historical Note

Joyce Holmberg retired in January of 1993 from the Illinois Senate after ten years of representing the Rockford area.  As chairman of the Senate Higher education Committee and Local Government Committee, she was regarded as one of the General Assembly’s authorities on education.  With a master’s degree in counseling psychology, she also served as a teacher, parent educator, and administrator in the Rockford Public Schools.

Subject/Index Terms

Democratic Party
Early childhood education.
Education, Higher.
Holmberg, Joyce
Illinois. General Assembly
Rockford (Ill.)

Administrative Information

Repository: Northern Illinois University

Access Restrictions: There are no restrictions on access to the collection.

Use Restrictions: Property rights in the collection belong to the Regional History Center; literary rights are dedicated to the public.

Acquisition Source: Joyce Holmberg

Acquisition Method: Former IL-34 State Senator Joyce Holmberg, (D-Rockford) donated the Joyce Holmberg Papers to the Regional History Center on March 20, 2009.

Box and Folder Listing

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[Series I.: Issue Research and News],
[Series II.: Legislation],
[Series III.: Legislative Synopsis and Digest Publication],
[Series IV.: WNIU Radio Commentary],

Series II.: Legislation
Box 2
Folder 6-10: Legislative Summaries Session, 1985, 1987-1988, 1990-1991
Folder 11: Holmberg Bills Sponsor or Co-Sponsor, 1983
Folder 12: Legislation Holmberg, 1983-1984, 1988-1992
Folder 13: Legislation List Holmberg, 1985, 1987-1989
Folder 14: Tax Amnesty, 1984
Folder 15: Economic Development, 1986-1987
Folder 16: Senate Bill 200, 1986-1987
Folder 17: Higher Education;  SB 1926 School Children At-Risk Kids Pilot Program, 1987, 1991-1992; 1986-1988
Folder 18: HB 954 Early Intervention Service System; Report of the Special Joint Committee on Early Childhood Intervention, 1991; 1991
Folder 19-20: General Assembly News, 1984-1986
Folder 21: Cook-Witter Report, 1986-1992
Folder 22: Senate Higher Education Committee, 1991
Folder 23: History Sessions, 1989-1992
Folder 24: 1992 Democratic Caucus Initiatives; Legislative Highlights, 87th General Assembly, 1992

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[Series I.: Issue Research and News],
[Series II.: Legislation],
[Series III.: Legislative Synopsis and Digest Publication],
[Series IV.: WNIU Radio Commentary],

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