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Goggans, Dr. Louise Elizabeth

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

Dr. Louise Elizabeth Goggans talks about people who inspired her to pursue the world of books, education and medicine leading to her PhD and work at many prominent Indianapolis hospitals.

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Jackson, Robert Harold

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

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.

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Manders, Karl Lee

Posted in: Story by: July 16, 2013

In an excerpt of his oral history Dr. Karl Manders describes his early work in Indianapolis finding non-surgical treatments for patients with chronic pain.

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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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