Kirk Wilson discusses a number of aspects of his life including being a member of the Carlisle High School Band, joining the Carlisle Fire Police and Friendship Fire Company, and his experience as the mayor of Carlisle. Wilson also discusses the fire appratus of the Friendship Fire Company, fires during his experience in the 1970s and 1980s including the South Pomfret Street Apartment Fire, the Cumberland Valley Savings and Loan Fire, and others.
Interview of Timothy Scott at the Black History Festival in Carlisle, Pennsylvania for the Elizabeth V. and George F. Gardner Digital Library Memory Bank. Scott discusses how he came to Carlisle as a child to be closer to his mother's family and how close knit the community was at that time. Scott mentions hanging around arcades and the greater level of retail stores and less restaurants. Scott mentions the run of championship basketball teams at Carlisle High School in the 1980s. Additionally, he talked about his plans for the future of Carlisle including more police ride-alongs for children to see how police officers work and to encourage a greater level of closeness between the police and community.