Category: Indianapolis

Mason, Anthony Renato

During the years before he played a significant role in the hosting of the Super Bowl in Indianapolis, Anthony Mason learned that every experience prepares you for what is coming down the road.

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Hyatt, Liza

Posted in: , , , Story by: December 5, 2015

Liza Hyatt talks about what she does as an Art Therapist and the ancient connections between art, story and healing.

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Corbett, Thomas

Thomas Corbett has volunteered countless of hours and biked thousands of miles in support of those who suffer from multiple sclerosis. It all began with a red, single speed Schwinn.

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Sander, Robert W.

Posted in: , , , Story by: December 11, 2014

A woman who floats in saltwater tells a musician that he should be a storyteller. Thus begins the quest of Bob Sander, Co-Founder of Storytelling Arts of Indiana.

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Teagarden, Steve

Posted in: , , , , Story by: December 10, 2014

  Steve Teagarden describes the origins of the “Nestle Inn” and observing the gentrification of Mass Avenue and the Chatham Arch neighborhood in downtown Indianapolis.        

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Chapman, Daniel Clifford and Joan Yarlan

  Mother and son, Joan and Daniel Chapman, share the telling of how their ancestor John Johnson came to Indiana and in 1821 witnessed an historic decision at Conner Prairie.

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Hall, Heather Irene

Posted in: , , Story by: April 1, 2014

Heather Irene Hall tells her story about meeting the man she would marry in a Broad Ripple Vintage store while shopping for a jean jacket. Michael Hall tells his version of the story elsewhere on this website.

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Lofton, Mary Lou

Posted in: , , , Story by: March 31, 2014

Mary Lou Lofton’s son Tim was full of energy and and joyful sound effects but he also feared two things that were designed to delight children. ¬†Both were to be found at the Children’s Museum in Indianapolis.

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Hall, Michael Lee

Posted in: , Story by: March 28, 2014

HIS STORY: One day Michael Hall walked to his local vintage store to buy a jean jacket and while there he found a woman who would say “I do!”. He explains. ¬†Heather Irene Hall tells her story about meeting Michael during her Life Stories Project interview.

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Sauffer, John William

Posted in: , , , , , Story by: March 25, 2014

Born in the 1930’s, John Sauffer reflects on growing up in Richmond, Indiana and coming to the big city of Indianapolis. He describes simpler times when more was left to your imagination.    

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