audio documentary

01 – Migration Chorus

“The streets of Gary were paved with gold. That’s what they heard as immigrants. And so, that’s where they went.”   This is part 1 of a 5-part series, Chorus of Voices: Retelling Northwest Indiana History. Several of the original interviews were recorded in partnership with StoryCorps: www.storycorps.org Part 2: Neighborhood Part 3: Flight Paths Part […]

02 – Neighborhoods Chorus

“But when them streetlights came on, you could be blocks away, and you’d hear your name, and you knew that was the time.”   This is part 2 of a 5-part series, Chorus of Voices: Retelling Northwest Indiana History. Several of the original interviews were recorded in partnership with StoryCorps: www.storycorps.org Part 1: Migration Part 3: […]

03 – Flight Paths Chorus

“So many people left all parts of Gary.”   This is part 3 of a 5-part series, Chorus of Voices: Retelling Northwest Indiana History. Several of the original interviews were recorded in partnership with StoryCorps: www.storycorps.org Part 1: Migration Part 2: Neighborhood Part 4: Impact Part 5: Thinking Regionally Hold a Conversation Can you imagine leading […]

04 – Impact Chorus

“We know that, for Gary to survive, you have to start small and work your way out, and small is with the churches, with the temples, with the schools. People need to stay to keep things going.”   This is part 4 of a 5-part series, Chorus of Voices: Retelling Northwest Indiana History. Several of the […]