Midland In Our Own Words

Midland In Our Own Words

A collection of oral history accounts from the people of Midland County, Michigan. Developed by the Midland County Historical Society, Midland In Our Own Words is a living oral history project to uncover stories of influencers and modern explorers from those in the community.Learn more about the Midland County Historical Society and Midland Center for the Arts at midlandcenter.org

Episodes

June 15, 2021 54 mins

Delois shares stories of her life as a professional in the workplace as well as a wife and mother.  She certainly has a story to tell and is ready to share it. 

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Victor talks about his life starting out at Dow Chemical, his ties to Ghana and his hopes for our community and world.  Victors ability to be open and honest pulls you in to his incredible story.  

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Dr. Dorman has a rich, vibrant history in the Midland community and beyond.  As the first professional person of color recruited by Dow Chemical, Dr. Dorman has a wonderfully engaging story to share.  


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hear Ron's stories about starting his career at Dow Chemical Co., the Vietnam war and recruiting employees to come to Dow during a tumultuous time in the 60's.  Ron shares is love for Midland, even through tough times and his love for education and the importance of learning.  


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Smallwood Shares his experiences in Midland as a Chemist, Being involved in the community, and looking past yourself and showing love and grace to others. 

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Hear Jeanne's story and her passion for peace, conflict resolution, faith and community. 


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Larry Levy shares his story of Growing up outside of Rochester, NY as a member of the Jewish community, attending Ohio Wesleyan University, tolerance and his incredible love story! 



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Charity talks about life as a person of color in Midland and the challenges of living, working and raising a family in a town without much diversity.   Charity speaks candidly and openly about her family's experience.   



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Ernie shares his life experiences growing up in the south and moving north for college and a career.  Ernie speaks about living in working in Midland and how his upbringing shaped who is is today.  




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Jeannine shares her story of growing up in midland, being the first black child to be born in Midland, and her family's experiences.   


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Ebenezer Debrah talks about working at Dow as a person of color, what went into choosing school districts for his children and what is was like living in the Midland community.  



This podcast is produced by Tridge Media Productions.  Please visit www.tridgemediaproductions.com or email us at contact@tridgemediaproductions.com for information or to have your voice heard.  

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Jennifer Boyer talks about the Covid-19 response and the flood management in 2020 in Midland County.  What is was like to guide a community through tragic events and challenging times, all while maintaining and caring for her family.   

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Floyd Andrick shares his stories of some of his passions in History.  These stories include the sinking of the Titanic, the Dionne Quintuplets, the crash of flight 67 in Freeland, MI and the Dow Family among others. 


This Podcast is Produced by Tridge Media Productions with recorded interviews supplied by the Midland County Historical Society.  To Learn more about Tridge Media Productions visit www.tridgemediaproducti...

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Midland County Historical society's Jacob Huss talks with Andrew Iwamasa about growing up in Midland, MI and raising a family here.  Andrew shares stories of how 2020 affected his family, his business and how loss and grief looked different due to a pandemic. 



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Randi talks with Matt about navigating church, and life, through a pandemic and a 500 year flood in Midland, MI. 

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Hear about Cheryl's life that was dedicated to telling and sharing stories and leaving a legacy of kindness and inclusiveness.  

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Davis and Lois Wilkins share their experiences raising a family in Midland, MI.  Their stories of Dow Chemical, The Midland Country Club, Midland Public School and the community as an African American family give you a sense of where midland is with diversity and race relations. 

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Listen to local teacher Johnny Chatman share his experiences and thoughts on Midland, MI as well as his vision of what still needs to be done in our community to deal with race and the community.  

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An account of what it was like growing up and living in Midland, MI for a person of color.  

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