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1947 Edwardsville High School Program For "Don't Darken My Door" This is a program for the 1947 production of “Don’t Darken My Door” presented by the Edwardsville High School Senior Class on May 9, 1947. 1947 December 1, 2018
Annette Simpkins Oral History Interview This oral history interview with Annette Simpkins was part of oral histories conducted in the fall 2001 semester of History 447: Oral History.

Annette Simpkins was born to Armenian immigrant parents and lived her whole life in Lincoln Place. In this interview, she describes her childhood, her parent's emigration from Armenia before the genocide, her father's job at American Steel, her employment at the Army Depot, the diversity of the Lincoln Place community, and her time at the local theater.
November 26, 2001 March 18, 2018
Kathy Piercy Oral History Interview In this interview, Kathy Piercy discusses her work with the Curtain's Up Theater Company, a community theater company in Madison County. She also discusses her job doing corporate productions for an accounting firm. October 8, 2016 March 10, 2017