John coats

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

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...

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.

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.

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...

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...

“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.

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...

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...

Interview with Larry Miller

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

An Outstanding Manager

For this interview, conducted in February 2018 in Columbia City, Indiana, Colin Temple (17) interviews Jason Gipe (37) about his job as a manager at the local YMCA. Colin is asking questions surrounding what Mr. Gipe does for a living,...

“We got it down to a science- everyone had a job”- Lee Stienbarger reflects on his years as coach of the Indiana Thump Jumpers

Lee Stienbarger (a.k.a. "Mr. S.") and Alison talk about the history of Richmond's competitive jump rope team- the Indiana Thump Jumpers, and how he functioned as a coach and trailblazer in a sport that was unknown to much of the...

“Richmond is a perfect place to get started in life”- Caleb talks about discovering Richmond and “growing” the Richmond Farmer’s Market

Caleb Smith tells us about why he settled in Richmond after his college career at Earlham, his vision for the growing Farmer's Market, and what he appreciates about small town living.

My Granfather’s Story

For this interview, conducted in November 2017 in Warsaw, Indiana, Colin Temple (17) interviews his grandfather Richard May (77) about his general life. Mr. May is sharing the stories of his life based on general life questions to talk with...

Who I Am Today

In this interview I discuss my cousin Travis view on life through his stories, experiences, and him telling me the different things that he has learned in his lifetime. Through the good and the not so good, I learned something...

This Is My Sister

This interview was done in Columbia City, IN. With myself, Chloe Temple (17) talking with my sister, Emily Temple (19), about her week in a whole different country.

Lucky to be a blue.

A conversation with my wonderful "Nanny B" (grandmother) about her relationship with my granddad, Jerry Blue. Silly memories and meaningful life lessons from very wise woman that took place on a lovely Friday afternoon. We discuss the impact of growing...