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1957 Edwardsville High School "Tiger Times" vol. XX no. 4 This is vol. XX, no. 4 of the student publication from Edwardsville High School called "Tiger Times" published in November of 1957. In this issue you will find school events, jokes, birthday listings, editorials, honor roll, club updates, local events, department news, student literary compositions, jokes, and local athletic commentary. 1957 December 1, 2018
Edwardsville High School Class of 1908 50th Reunion There are three photographs in this collection of the class of 1908 during their 50th class reunion in 1958. 1958 November 15, 2018
1955 Falstaff Brewery Honorary Brew Master Certificate This certificate was given to Chuck Brazier as a thank you for taking the Falstaff Brewery tour, as well as giving his opinion on the products that he sampled at the end of the tour. The Falstaff Brewery was located in St. Louis.

This certificate was digitized by Paul Brazier as part of History 400: Community-Engaged Digital History.
March 30, 1955 September 6, 2018
Mary Asadorian Oral History Interview This oral history interview with Mary Kambarian Asadorian was part of oral histories conducted in the fall 2001 semester of History 447: Oral History.

Mary Asadorian was born and raised in Lincoln Place, where she spent her life. In this interview, she talks about her childhood, the role of the Armenian Orthodox Church, the diversity of Lincoln Place, the community center, and her family heritage.
October 27, 2001 February 18, 2018
Resolution of Madison County Office of Education Renumerating Venice School District This school board resolution renumerates the Venice school district to Community Unit School District #3. July 1, 1957 February 28, 2017
Madison County School Districts 1956-1957 This is a list of Madison County Community Unit Schools and what subsidiary schools encompass the district. These districts reflect the renumeration of Madison County Schools. 1956 February 28, 2017
Madison County Board of Education Notes on Types of Districts These notes describe the different type of school districts in Illinois in the 1950s 1950s February 28, 2017
Phil Smith Oral History Interview In this oral history interview, Phil Smith describes growing up in Venice, Illinois, in the 1950s-1970s. He discusses organized crime and gambling in the city, the Democratic Party, and the police. He also describes his career as an educator and changes in the schools over time, including changes that accompanied racial integration in Venice and Madison. Finally, Smith describes his work with the Venice Historical Society and efforts to preserve the city's history and traditions. October 18, 2016 February 3, 2017