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Oral History Project | Jeanine Williams

Former primary school teacher and principal Jeanine Williams shares her experiences and thoughts on education from her 30 years in the Edison school district.   Narrator: Williams, Jeanine Date of interview: April 6, 2010 Occupations: Former Teacher, Former Principal Timestamps 0:25 Growing up in Milan 1:00 Helping on family farm 1:20 1959 marriage to John…

Oral History Project | Steve Rockwell

Milan Mayor Steve Rockwell shares his memories of many events from childhood through his years as a lineman electrician for the village.   Narrator: Rockwell, Steve Date of interview: April 21, 2010 Occupations:   Former Milan-Berlin Library Trustee, Former Township Trustee, Current Milan Mayor Timestamps 0:30 Discussion of cemetery photo 1:40 Abbott’s tomb 2:20 Glowing…

Oral History Project | Tom & Marlene Eastman

Tom and Marlene Eastman share their memories of running a grocery store in Milan and interactions with the community over the years.   Narrator: Eastman, Tom & Marlene Date of interview: March 26, 2010 Occupations: Eastman’s Grocery Store owners Timestamps 0:45 Origins of the store/ Bill Kramer 1:30 1978 Blizzard 3:30 Lawson’s Dairy truck/ Don…

Oral History Project | Daniel Lake

Daniel Lake, president of A.V. Lake Construction Company, discusses his experiences flying small aircraft and shifting business climates over the years.     Narrator: Lake, Daniel Occupations: A.V. Lake Construction Company president Timestamps 0:30 Growing up on River Road 1:25 Piper J3 Cub 1:50 Starting to fly 2:50 Pilot’s License process 3:50 Lake area flying…