Dad’s Past

My dad had a pretty interesting life and he is my biggest role model. I wanted to know more about my biggest influence.

Maxine 100 Years: Growing up in Bloomington, Indiana

Iris Maxine Pontius grew up during the Great Depression on a small farm outside Bloomington, Indiana. She and her eight siblings learned that working together made family life enjoyable even during hard times. They grew up in a two-bedroom farmhouse...

Part 3- Retired attorney Andy Cecere talks about his life and journey to Richmond, IN.

From a young age, Andy was motivated to create change. In this three part interview, Alison hears about his childhood, his time in the service, his path to Earlham and his life in Richmond. We also learn about those who...

“I look back now and can see the positive that came from going to church each day.” – Josh Williams on his life, religion, and politics

Josh talks about growing up in Richmond, his family, belonging to a Pentecostal church, living with cerebral palsy, his interest/involvement in politics, and what we would like to see happen in Richmond to support his fellow citizens.

Ryan Lee

We talked about what his life was like as a child and how her grew up. One of the big ones was the first question about how kids are different now that what they use to be.

Past, Present, and Future Life of My Father

For this interview, conducted in November 2017 in Columbia City, Indiana, Colin Temple (17) interviews Dave Temple (41) about his life. Colin is asking questions surrounding the life of Mr. Temple and getting answers for the interview. Mr. Temple will...

Part 1- Retired Attorney Andy Cecere talks about his life and journey to Richmond

From a young age, Andy was motivated to create change. In this three part interview, Alison hears about his childhood, his time in the service, his path to Earlham and his life in Richmond. We also learn about those who...

“I had a dream to be someone”: Rogelio talks about his life in the US

Rogelio, a Richmond community member, talks with Alison about his early struggles, those who helped him succeed in school, and his passion for working hard to accomplish his goals.

FYS Interview about the theme of Legacy with Marie Clemons by Micah Oberhausen

I interviewed Marie Clemons for my First Year Seminar class at Marshall University. Our FYS class has been focusing on critical thinking and how thoughtfully developed and artfully asked questions can lead to enriching and enlightening stories. Frank Sesno's book...

Wayne, at 100 years old, talks about his life and accomplishments as a lifetime resident of Wayne County, Indiana

Wayne Stidham, being interviewed by Alison Zajdel, talks about growing up poor, meeting his wife, and the professional climb to President of Second National Bank. Along the way, Wayne helped Richmond rebuild after the '68 explosion, bring IU East and...

Part 2- Retired attorney Andy Cecere talks about his life and journey to Richmond, IN.

From a young age, Andy was motivated to create change. In this three part interview, Alison hears about his childhood, his time in the service, his path to Earlham and his life in Richmond. We also learn about those who...

Interview with Larry Miller

An interview of my grandpa Larry Miller at Thanksgiving at their home in Columbus, IN. (Sam Miller Age 11)

Interview with Jenny Garver

In this interview we talked about what life is like outside of the United states and how she overcame many changes in life.

John coats

This interview of John was recorded at friendship village in Kalamazoo michigan

Jamie Citerin and Laura McInturf

Jamie Citerin talks with her mother (64) about her life from growing up in Elkhart Indiana to family history, to being a young mother in the 1970's, from her faith to historical events that she has witnessed/experienced.

Mady talks to Mrs. Esterline about her job at WCCS.

in this interview, i will be talking to Mrs. Esterline about her job and what she has to do within it. I’m going to ask her a few simple questions about her job, and then go deeper into the details...

Fay Williams, Polly Spiegel, Lynn Slivka. It's all voting administration. For the Indiana Voting History Project.

Fay Williams, Indiana Attorney with a long history of voting rights activism and scholarship, discusses the early history of voting and the fight to include African-American Voters on the voting rolls.