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1985-86 Varsity Women's Basketball Score Book from Edwardsville High School This scorebook was used in the 1985-86 Edwardsville High School Varsity women's basketball teams 1985 September 29, 2018
1986-87 Venice High School State Boy's Basketball Champions This is a photograph of the 1986-87 Venice High School Boy's Basketball team, which won the Illinois State Championship in Class A. The team narrowly defeated Okawville High School 56-54 in the state championship game held March 14, 1987 in Champaign, Illinois.

The members of the team were Daryl Buie, Jesse Hall, Vincent Harris, Daryl Jackson, Hosea King, Orlando Love, John Marchbanks, Dale Turner, Wilfred Wigfall, and Lionel Wiley. The team was coached by Clinton Harris.
1987 September 24, 2018
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
Edwardsville High School 1910 Women's Basketball Team This photograph shows the women's basketball team at Edwardsville High School. The seven members of the team are standing in front of the school in the photograph. 1910 November 15, 2018
Edwardsville High School 1910 Women's Basketball Team Edwardsville Women's Basketball High School Team 1910 1910 November 15, 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
3. ?
4. ? Verna Kneedham Meyer
5. ? Dorothy Callen McCormick
6. Ruth Bitzer
7. Leah Kneedler
1922 September 18, 2017
Program for the 1973 6th Annual Basketball "Edwardsville Holiday Tournament"  This is the program for the 1973 6th Annual Basketball "Edwardsville Holiday Tournament" that occurred on December 27th, 28th, and 29th. It also includes the "Winter Queen Candidates," pictures and names of all the teams, a bracket for the tournament, and an assortment of local advertisements. 1973 November 24, 2018