After a childhood in Martinsville, North Carolina, reading plays and dreaming of being a teacher of drama, Frances faced the frightening real life drama of serious heath issues. When Frances and her husband Rick came to Indianapolis they found job opportunities, medical expertise and a good life together.
Cato and Beatrice Cork reflect on life, love, marriage and how honest role models can help couples get through difficult times.
Indiana Historical Society Archivist Wilma Moore talks about growing up as an “observer of history.” From going to segregated Crispus Attucks High School to watching news coverage of historic events on tv with her family, her love of history prepared her for her life’s work.
Gay Burkhart talks about Indianapolis and Westfield in the 1940’s, coal furnaces, tin can phones, and telephone party-line etiquette.
Robert Harold Jackson talks about how his work with the Police Athletic League started a series of events that lead to meeting the woman who would become his wife and mother to his young daughters.
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.
Kristine talks about meeting with a former student and realizing the long term impact of devoting her life to teaching.