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|1922-23 Venice High School Basketball Team||This photograph shows members of the 1922-23 Venice High School basketball team. At the time of this photograph, Venice schools were segregated, so all members of the basketball team were white.
From left to right:
Front row: Larue Baxter, Gus Rhemus, Austin Lewis, William Hormann
Back row: Marvin Dean, Frank Foley, unknown Coach, Lambert Fechte
|November 1923||September 24, 2018|
|1943-44 Venice High School Basketball Team||This photograph shows members of the 1943-44 Venice High School basketball team. The team was coached by John Warford and had a record of 8-16. Some of the members of the team went on to serve in World War II. At the time of this photograph, Venice schools were segregated, so all members of the basketball team were white.
From left to right:
Jim Reidelberger, Captain Jim Miller, Earl McCart, Bernard Scaturro, Harold Hackney
All but Jim Reidelberger were in the Class of '44; Riedelberger was in the Class of '45.
|August 1946||September 24, 2018|
|1974-75 Venice High School State Boy's Basketball Champions||This is a photograph of the 1974-75 Venice High School Boy's Basketball team, which won the Illinois State Championship in Class A. The team defeated Timothy Christian School 65-46 in the state championship game held March 11, 1975 in Champaign, Illinois.
From left to right:
On floor: Clark Ray, Lance Austin
Seated: Jeff Corrie, Mike Logan, Mike Henry, James Crowder, James Turner, Reggie Gardner
Standing: Assistant Coach Clarence Hand, Venice Govan, Tim Walker, Algie Crawford, Larrick Arnold, Rick Salmon, Head Coach Rich Essington
|1975||September 21, 2018|
|1977 Women's Basketball Scorebook from Edwardsville High School||This scorebook was used in 1977 basketball season for Edwardsville High School's women's basketball team.||1977||April 24, 2018|
|Herman Shaw Oral History Interview||In this oral history interview, Herman Shaw describes his experiences with segregation and racial adversity throughout his life, both in his community and throughout his travels. He describes his experience as a young boy growing up in Missouri during the Great Depression and World War II. He then discusses his life after moving to Edwardsville in 1944 and how things have changed in that community over time. He describes how his education, his participation in sports, his service in the military, and key people in his life have influenced him. He also discusses his work at the Alton State Hospital, at University City High School, and his volunteer work with the Human Relations Commission in Edwardsville.||February 12, 2018||April 18, 2018|
|Junior Champs of 1922||The Junior Champs of 1922. From left to right:
1. Neva Bullock Rinker
2. ? Sylvia Weidewilt
4. ? Verna Kneedham Meyer
5. ? Dorothy Callen McCormick
6. Ruth Bitzer
7. Leah Kneedler
|1922||September 18, 2017|
|1921 CTHS basketball team||This is a photograph of the 1921 Collinsville Township High School (CTHS) basketball team. Pictured are:
Back row: Coach Hawkins, Earl Paul, Harrison C. "Bill" Finley
Kneeling: Vivian Siegal, Edward Schiller
Front Row: Sidney Skinner, Bill Whittaker, Leo Jokerst, Jack Renfro.
|1921||September 17, 2017|
|Bryan Mathis Oral History Interview||In this oral history interview, Bryan Mathis describes his childhood in Venice, Illinois, and his experiences as an African-American man growing up in the area during the era of desegregation. He describes the various forms of bigotry and racism he's faced in the communities of Venice, Madison, Granite City, and St. Louis, as well as his feeling about the communities of Venice and Granite City today. He also discusses his work as a paperboy in Venice, what it was like growing up in the Venice housing projects, getting cut from the Venice High School Basketball team the year they won the State Championship (1975), and going to SIUE and the Mississippi River Festival in the late 70s.||October 18, 2016||December 1, 2016|