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.
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.
Ann tells of growing up in the small town of Somerset Kentucky; family camping, bike trips with her father, and her love of nature.
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.
Joyce Anne Werry tells of attending a one-room-school-house in her home town of Hartford City, Indiana.
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.
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.
This excerpt of Betty Shaw’s life story focuses on the examples set by her parents, how she became a trail blazing manager, entrepreneur and active community volunteer.
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.”