"I’ve buried over forty people in my family’s cemetery..."

Ruth Coker Burks tells her friend Paul Wineland about caring for AIDS patients during the early days of the epidemic, when no one else would.
Recorded in Hot Springs, Arkansas
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Ruth Coker Burks tells her friend Paul Wineland about caring for AIDS patients during the early days of the epidemic, ...
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Recorded in Hot Springs, Arkansas
Produced by
Liyna Anwar

Facilitated by
John White

Themes
Angels & Mentors
Family
Friendship
LGBTQ
Struggle

"I spotted this book that looked rather risque..."

Judge Olly Neal tells his daughter, Karama, how he discovered African American author Frank Yerby while cutting class and hiding out in the school library.
Recorded in Little Rock, Arkansas
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Judge Olly Neal tells his daughter, Karama, how he discovered African American author Frank Yerby while cutting class and hiding ...
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Recorded in Little Rock, Arkansas
Produced by
Vanara Taing

Facilitated by
Yasmin Peña

In Partnership with
Federation of Genealogical Societies

Themes
Angels & Mentors
Discovery
Griot
Growing Up
Produced by
Katie Simon

Facilitated by
Mitra Bonshahi

Themes
Memory Loss
Romance
Struggle

"When I was nine, I weighed 250 pounds."

Johnnie Tyson tells her niece Sandra Fleming about growing up obese.
Recorded in Little Rock, Arkansas
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Johnnie Tyson tells her niece Sandra Fleming about growing up obese.
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Recorded in Little Rock, Arkansas
Produced by
Katie Simon

Facilitated by
Ryan Murdock

Themes
Griot
Growing Up
Struggle