Category: Schools and Education

Kellison, Lea Jean

Posted in: , , , Story by: July 22, 2013

Retired Nurse Lea Jean Kellison, in part of a longer family wedding story, talks about her son Lee who proved himself to be self-reliant and creative as a middle child.  

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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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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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Kelley, Gwendolyn Julia (Judy)

Gwendolyn Kelley tells about seeing the change in Indianapolis during the civil rights movement and the legacy of her poem about Martin Luther King Jr., “The Dream In You.”

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Bloomfield, Celestine

Celestine Bloomfield talks about her early love of reading and the realization that school integration in Gary, Indiana was not working well for African Americans.    

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