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Best of: “Growing Up X” at the Illinois State Museum

The exhibit

The exhibit "Growing Up X" at the Illinois State Museum features the technology, toys, and culture that shaped America's "overlooked" generation. Reginald Hardwick/Illinois Newsroom

To continue our conversation about Generation X and the culture they grew up with, host Brian Mackey took a trip to the Illinois State Museum in Springfield to visit its exhibit "Growing Up X."

This conversation originally aired Feb. 16, 2023.


Erika Holst

Curator of History, Illinois State Museum, Springfield Campus



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