"The thing I learned about Garyites, very clannish… they're there for each other."

Documenting the stories of the Graduates from Gary District High School (GDHS), a segregated school in the coal mining town of Gary, WV. The school closed in 1965. The graduates began to have reunions in 1966, inviting all alums. These...

Laura Sherman and Joanna Sherman

Joanna Sherman (21) talks with her twin sister, Laura Sherman (21) about what being a twin means and family relationship shifts over college and COVID-19.

Jayalakshmi Ranganathan and Twara Sandeep(with Uma Ranganathan and Tulasi Ranganathan as intermediaries)

Twara Sandeep(16) talks with her grandmother Jayalakshmi Ranganathan(73) and asks her questions about her life, with her mom Uma Ranganathan(38) and aunt Tulasi Ranganathan(30) as intermediaries and to join in the conversation as they see fit.

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Caroline Barnett and Gertrude Bridgeforth

Caroline Barnett (61) interviews her friend Gertrude Bridgeforth (98) about her upbringing, family, activism, and community involvement over the years.

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Sandy Fowler-Jones and Barbara Hershafft

Childhood friends and One Small Step conversation partners Sandy Fowler-Jones (67) and Barbara "Bobbie Jean" McLenny Herrschaft (67) talk about the importance of their friendship in 1960s North Carolina.

Recollections of Gisela (Chandeck) Harkin '68

Gisela shares her memories of choosing Salve as a student coming from Panama, memories of Sisters Eloise and Jean Tobin, Sister Christopher, and other favorite professors, favorite haunts in downtown Newport, including the Tavern, The Black Pearl, and The Moorings....

“I truly believe that being raised at Gary, that everybody has value; you just have to dig deep to find out what it is.”

Documenting the stories of the Graduates from Gary District High School (GDHS), a segregated school in the coal mining town of Gary, WV. The school closed in 1965. The graduates began to have reunions in 1966, inviting all alums. These...

Kristi Borge and Linda Marsh: One Room Schools

Kristi Borge, age 33, is the 2021 Montana Teacher of the Year and is a multi-grade teacher in a one-room schoolhouse in southwest Montana. Kristi visits with her supervisor and mentor Linda Marsh, age 65, who is the Beaverhead County...

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Gary Gupton and Bobby Gupton

Gary Gupton (58) interviews his father, Bobby Gupton (83), about his childhood, and his memories of being raised on a tobacco farm.