What's Your Story?

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What's Your Story?

Indiana Disability History Project

Tell Your Story

Indiana Disability History Project

Picturing My World

Irene and Brenda

photo of Irene and Brenda

Picturing My World

Don Robinson's Story

photo of Don and his cat

Kentucky Childhood

Granddad Stinson and Grandma Stinson

photo of Granddad Stinson and Grandma Stinson

My First Permanent

1930's Perm Machine

photo of 1930's Perm Machine

Writer Recalls Childhood Memories in Connersville City Cemetery

Sep 20th, 2014 by Jennifer | 0

In November 1978 when I was 13 years old, I was fortunate enough to be able to witness the excavation of a body in the City Cemetery. The body to be excavated was Caleb Blood Smith, a former member of Abraham Lincoln’s cabinet. There was, and still is today a mystery about where Smith was […]

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My Grandmother’s Stay at an Indianapolis Orphanage

May 1st, 2014 by jeharlan | 0

Orphanage Children with Matron and Assistant, outside headquarters of the Pentecostal Church in Indianapolis, Indiana undated; taken between 1902 and 1908 by Leander Studios of Chicago

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Why Living Downtown Works

Nov 21st, 2013 by admin | 0

Katrina Gossett chose to live in a downtown Indianapolis neighborhood close to stores, services, and parks, so that she can be independent. She has a service dog and uses a wheelchair. “I’ve noticed that the stores and restaurants have made an effort to become accessible even though the [older] architecture is not ideally designed for […]

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I Believe I Can Make a Difference

Nov 21st, 2013 by admin | 0

Doug Hughes is a longtime resident of south side Indianapolis, where he takes a leadership role in improving his community. “We want to make it the neighborhood, not the ‘hood.’  We want to get rid of the stereotype to make it better.” Despite transportation challenges — “whether I have to roll down there, or I […]

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