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Jim Baima Oral History Interview In this oral history interview, Jim Baima discusses growing up in Collinsville as the son of Italian immigrants, his father's job as a coal miner, the Italian-American community in Collinsville, and studying at SIUE. October 10, 2018 January 24, 2019
Elizabeth Christian Oral History Interview In this interview, Elizabeth Christian discusses her childhood in Collinsville, Illinois, during the 1970s and 1980s. Elizabeth discusses her time at Metro East Lutheran High School, comparisons between cities in Madison County, and her career at SIUE during the 1980s. Elizabeth also talks about race relations and demographics in the county. October 24, 2018 December 11, 2018
Carrie Davini Oral History Interview In this oral history interview, Carrie Davini discusses her career as a tattoo artist and business manager at Evermore Gallery on Edwardsville's Main Street. Carrie covers her childhood in northern Illinois, moving to the St. Louis area, various tattoo businesses she has worked for, and her role at Evermore Gallery. Carrie also talks about being a woman in an industry dominated by men and being a small-business operator in Edwardsville. October 11, 2018 December 11, 2018
Beth Warnecke Oral History Interview In this oral history interview, Beth Warnecke discusses growing up in Glen Carbon, having a father active in law and the Democratic Party, going to high school in Highland, working for the Cardinals and the Blues, and starting and managing her own art business: Classic Creations Painting. October 7, 2018 December 6, 2018
Martha Roberts Oral History In this oral history interview, Martha Roberts describes her experiences with the Alton Municipal (Muny) Band since the 1980s. She discusses the band's history and her role as the band manager for the past five years.

Please note: Initial audio recording on October 11 malfunctioned and recorded only the last portion of the interview. The interviewer recorded the first portion of the interview again on October 17.
October 11, 2018 to October 17, 2018 December 6, 2018
Ken Conrady Oral History Interview In this oral history interview, Ken Conrady describes his long career leading the Alton Youth Symphony. Conrady describes the symphony's early years, its relationship with local schools, and how it has changed over the decades. October 11, 2018 December 4, 2018
Ticket to the 1986 6th Annual "Edwardsville Hall of Fame" Luncheon This is a ticket to the 6th annual "Edwardsville Hall of Fame" luncheon on October 25, 1986 at the Edwardsville High School cafeteria. 1980s December 1, 2018
Ticket to the 1985 5th Annual "Edwardsville Hall of Fame" Luncheon This is a ticket to the 5th annual "Edwardsville Hall of Fame" luncheon on October 12, 1985 at the Edwardsville High School cafeteria. 1985 December 1, 2018
Ticket to the 1984 4th Annual "Edwardsville Hall of Fame" Luncheon This is a ticket to the 4th annual "Edwardsville Hall of Fame" luncheon on September 29, 1984 at the Edwardsville High School cafeteria. 1984 December 1, 2018
Ticket to the 1982 2nd Annual "Edwardsville Hall of Fame" Luncheon This is a ticket to the 2nd annual "Edwardsville Hall of Fame" luncheon on October 16, 1982 at the Edwardsville High School cafeteria. 1982 December 1, 2018