20 episodes

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

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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

    Dr. Betty Jones visits with Delois Leapheart

    Dr. Betty Jones visits with Delois Leapheart

    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. 

    • 54 min
    Afua Ofori-Darko, of ARM (Anti-Racist Midland) catches up with Victor Atiemo- Obeng

    Afua Ofori-Darko, of ARM (Anti-Racist Midland) catches up with Victor Atiemo- Obeng

    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.  

    • 50 min
    Dr. Betty Jones visits with Dr. Linneaus Dorman

    Dr. Betty Jones visits with Dr. Linneaus Dorman

    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.  


    This Podcast is produced by Tridge Media Productions 

    for more information or to have your story told, drop us a note at www.tridgemediaproductions.com or 
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    • 51 min
    Theophilus Leapheart chats with Ron Haughton

    Theophilus Leapheart chats with Ron Haughton

    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.  


    This podcasts is produced by Tridge Media Productions
    For more information or to have your story told, drop us a note at www.tridgemediaproductions.com or contact@tridgemediaproductions.com

    • 1 hr 9 min
    Keri Kenney with ARM (Anti-Racist Midland) sits down with Smallwood Holoman

    Keri Kenney with ARM (Anti-Racist Midland) sits down with Smallwood Holoman

    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. 

    This Podcast is produced by Tridge Media Productions
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    • 1 hr 13 min
    Randi Kawakita interviews the fascinating Jeanne Lound Shaller

    Randi Kawakita interviews the fascinating Jeanne Lound Shaller

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


    This podcast is produced by Tridge Media Productions. 
    To learn more or to have your story told, please contact us at www.tridgemediaproductions.com or drop us a note at contact@tridgemediaproductions.com

    • 1 hr 19 min

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