Suwannee History Narratives

The narratives below are video interviews with local people talking about life in growing up.  In the Oral History tradition, we simply ask residents to tell us about life and experiences of the past.

Below you’ll find video interviews we’ve shot with local residents about their life and how things have changed.

This is a great interview with two wonderful ladies (cousins who were essentially raised as sisters) Irene Jernigan McCall and Elizabeth Bond McMullen.  In this interview we discuss childhood in Wellborn, FL and Wellborn in general.

This is part 1 (of 2) interviews with Lou Walters, a 90 year old survivor of Pearl Harbor living in Dowling Park.  In this interview we discuss early-life, and military experience.

This is an interview with Art Ransom, conducted by Danny Hales.  Art has had a very exciting life.

This is part 2 (of 2) interviews with Lou Walters, a 90 year old survivor of Pearl Harbor living in Dowling Park.  In this interview we discuss military experience and life after the war.

This is an interview with Eumera Harrell Taylor, conducted by Janet Airth.  Eumera is 97 years old and has been involved in the Suwannee County community for most of that time.  She has a wealth of information and was a pleasure to interview.

Interview with Earl Victory Mills.