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Group Photo of Officers of Collinsville Chapter #666, Order of the Eastern Star, in 1932 This photograph shows the officers of Collinsville Chapter #666, Order of the Eastern Star, in 1932.

Left to right
First Row: Allice Gillespay, Mary A. Taylor, Margie Pfaff, Elizabeth Bowker, Myrtle Haddick, Alberta Hartman (Krite)

Second Row: Celeste Mashek (Thomas), Grace Elizabeth Orcutt, Worthy Matron, Allan Claus (the "Worthy Patron")

Third Row: Lillian Pointer, Leona Nichols, Hilda Riggin (Bitzer), Edw. J. Mashek, Kathryn Stehman (Orcutt), Martha Schwartz (Nieman), Mae Thompson (Claus)
1932 April 21, 2017
Valorie Childers Oral History Interview Valorie Childers describes her experiences of living in West Alton during the Flood of 1993. She also describes the circumstances surrounding the leveeā€™s break, as well as the hardships faced for those flood survivors and their attempts to rebuild. She briefly discusses the involvement of the Red Cross and the Army Corp of Engineers during the flood. December 11, 2016 February 14, 2017
Pat Childers Oral History Interview In this oral history interview, Pat Childers describes her experiences during the Great Flood of 1993 while living in West Alton, Missouri. Following the flood, she and her family moved to Collinsville, Illinois, which she describes. She also discusses growing up on a farm in Southern Missouri. December 11, 2016 February 7, 2017