Category: Indiana

Trimble, John Carl

Posted in: , , , , Story by: August 7, 2013

John Carl Trimble tells a 150 year-old story about how a great, great, strong-willed Aunt held off Morgan’s Raiders with a country breakfast at the family farm in Carlisle, Indiana.

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Brown, Carol Ann

Posted in: , , , Story by: August 7, 2013

Carol Ann Brown tells about how a simple choice may have saved her father’s life when tragedy struck the river town of Gossport, Indiana.

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Burkhart, Gay

Posted in: , , , , , Story by: July 29, 2013

Gay Burkhart talks about Indianapolis and Westfield in the 1940’s, coal furnaces, tin can phones, and telephone party-line etiquette.

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Wheaton Sr., Dennis Ray

Posted in: , , , , , Story by: June 27, 2013

Dennis, a professional chef, talks about the recipe for pound cake he learned from his mother and how, through practice, he learned to measure by eye.

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Myers, Kristine

Kristine talks about meeting with a former student and realizing the long term impact of devoting her life to teaching.

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O’Bryan, Ann

Posted in: , , Story by: June 20, 2013

Ann tells of growing up in the small town of Somerset Kentucky; family camping, bike trips with her father, and her love of nature.

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Wellington, Ophelia

Ophelia Wellington talks about creating Freetown Village as a new, innovative way for people to learn about self-reliant African American communities in Indiana through interactive theatre.  

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Werry, Joyce Anne

Joyce Anne Werry tells of attending a one-room-school-house in her home town of Hartford City, Indiana.

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Cornish, Jacquelyn Adele

Posted in: , , , Story by: June 11, 2013

Over the course of her life Jacquelyn Cornish has learned the full story of how the loss of her grandparents farmhouse to a fire changed the lives of her family and the surrounding community in Freeport Pennsylvania.

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Richards, Diane Lee

Posted in: , , , , , , Story by: June 10, 2013

Diane grew up admiring her Aunt Helen who, with her husband Don, ran a flight school. It took years to find out that Helen had flown bombers and pursuit planes back during WWII. Diane reflects on the life of her remarkable and yet modest Aunt.  

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