Robert Moales and Danielle Lucas

Danielle Simonne Lucas (33) talks with her father, Robert A Moales (81), about his childhood, his military service and education as well as being a dad.

Enrique Hernandez, Tina Hernandez, and Kathy Zamudio

Enrique "Henry" Hernandez (90) and Tina Hernandez (88) talk with their daughter, Kathy Zamudio (57) about how they met in the hospital when they both had tuberculosis. They remember first interactions after being released from the hospital, getting married, and...

Tuberculosis to COVID: Public Health in one woman’s lifetime

Interview with Patricia Harkaway (age 93) about communicable diseases (tuberculosis, polio, and COVID) in the 20th and 21st centuries.

Brian Haney and Ralph Russo

Ralph Russo (90) speaks with his friend Brian Haney (50) about his childhood, military career, and poetry.

Eugene McCray and Laura Eastham

Eugene McCray (65) talks to his colleague and friend Laura Eastham (50) about his career at the CDC.

Not My Mother’s First Quarantine: Stories from the 1940s TB Pandemic

Lois was nine when her mother was first quarantined in a sanitorium for tuberculosis, a highly contageous and deadly respiratory disease worldwide. She and her three siblings could only visit standing on the lawn, gazing at their mother for as...

Claire James on Losing her Mom and Raising her Sister

Claire lost her mother at a relatively young age to tuberculosis. She was left to care for her younger sister which led to a life long close relationship into adulthood.

William Hoffman Thomas about his mother’s illness.

My father talking about his memories of his mother having tuberculosis in the 1940’s.

Combat Veteran interviews Military Widow

Mrs.Joy was kind enough to share her life experiences with me and I am forever grateful. She is a military widow who owns her own daycare. Being a combat veteran myself, I had countless questions because of the many intersections...

Renee Bell and David Goodwin

Renee Bell (47) interviews her father, David Goodwin (71), about his childhood, and his experience building the house Renee grew up in.

A Journey through Medicine with Dr. Thomson

Dr. Thomson discusses his path into medicine with the WKU Rural Health Scholars. They also discuss rural health and Dr. Thomson's role as the TB doctor for the Barren River District Health Department.

Susan Kelley and Grace Kelley

Susan Kelley (57) sits down with her mother, Grace Kelley (89), to talk about her experience immigrating to the United States from Palestine, to discuss her passions for nursing and music, and to remember members of their family who have...