"When the school blew up, the ink bottles on the desk flew clear to the ceiling."

97-year-old Willis Cressman, who survived the Bath School disaster of 1927, with Johanna Cushman-Balzer, the daughter of his younger sister, Wilma, who was also at the school that day.
Recorded in DeWitt, Michigan
97-year-old Willis Cressman, who survived the Bath School disaster of 1927, with Johanna Cushman-Balzer, the daughter of his younger sister, Wilma, ...
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Recorded in DeWitt, Michigan
Produced by
Michael Garofalo

Facilitated by
Lily Percy

Themes
Growing Up
Witness