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  • Podeschi, Richard P.; Podeschi, Richard L. "Rick"; Podeschi, Richard P. "RJ" (2004)
    The Podeschi family discusses the small, independent, yet vibrant family-run grocery store in Mattoon, IL. "My Store" opened in 1955, and the family feel its success is due to hard work, commitment to service & quality, ...

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  • Wade, James Marcus (2006)
    Wade discusses his twenty-year experience in the Navy especially during the Vietnam War as a Navy SEAL in Southeast Asia and as a stateside recruiter. He recalls growing up in Memphis, TN and describes the tense atmosphere ...

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  • Harmony, Charlie; Harmony, Ben (2006)
    Interview with Springfield’s first Rock and Roll band; the Harmony brothers discuss their musical career as the “teen idol” Harmony Boys in the 1950s. With a sound similar to the more well-known Everly Brothers, the ...

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  • Schimm, Bill (2006)
    Schimm recalls his experience as a member of the 4th Infantry Division during the Battle of the Bulge during WWII. This personal account recalls the feelings and emotions of an 18-year-old from Iowa dealing with the horrors ...

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  • Horner, Henry "Hap" (2006)
    Horner discusses his enlistment and experience as a long-range B-29 crew member in the Pacific Theatre in WWII and earned the Distinguished Flying Cross and other awards for his service. He describes his reaction to the ...

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