- Age: 86
- Interview Date: 3/26/2008
- Interviewer: Michael Maniscalco, Illinois State Museum
- Interview Length: 143 minutes Sit-Down Interview, 8 minutes Walk-and-Talk Interview
- County: Greene
- Eileen grew up on a farm in the lower Illinois River valley near the town of Eldred. She later farmed with her husband and worked outside the home as a nurse.