The Elmwood Park Public Library in association with Project Next Generation and the State Library of Illinois are proud to present an interview of United States Navy veteran James Ashby, conducted by Magnus Shipinski.  Mr. Ashby is the President of the Friends of the Elmwood Park Public Library so please say hello and thank him for his service when you see him volunteering here in the building.

This interview has been sent to the Illinois State Library for inclusion in the Illinois Digital Archive.
Thank you very much to Mr. Ashby, Magnus, and Christian Caballero for making this happen.



Click here for more information on the Illinois Veterans' History Project and to view more interviews with Illinois veterans be sure to check out the Illinois Veterans' History Project YouTube channel.


Click here to learn more about Project Next Generation programming at Elmwood Park Public Library.

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