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Cumberland County has been the home of thousands of individuals and organizations. Each has contributed to its history in ways both small and large. The Gardner Digital Library collects these stories in the Memory Bank. From Oral Histories of locals experiences in World War II to serving local civic organizations to growing up in Carlisle, Silver Springs Township, the West Shore, or Shippensburg, the Memory Bank is a place where the collected stories of Cumberland County can be shared and engaged with to present a fuller history of the County.

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Charles L. Brown Part One

Interview of Charles L. Brown of Carlisle, Pennsylvania on November 13, 1998 by David Kates. Kates conducted the interview for research on the Desegregation of the Carlisle School District as part of an American Studies Seminar. Interview was digitized from a cassette tape.

Charles L. Brown Part Two

Part 2 of the interview of Charles L. Brown of Carlisle, Pennsylvania on November 13, 1998 by David Kates. Kates conducted the interview for research on the Desegregation of the Carlisle School District as part of an American Studies Seminar. Interview was digitized from a cassette tape.

Charles L. Brown Part Three

Part three of the interview of Charles L. Brown of Carlisle, Pennsylvania on November 13, 1998 by David Kates. Kates conducted the interview for research on the Desegregation of the Carlisle School District as part of an American Studies Seminar. Interview was digitized from a cassette tape.

Jim Burgess

Image of Jim Burgess during Interview

Interview of Jim Burgess by Deborah Sweaney on August 5, 2015. The interview focuses on Burgess' early life growing up in Mount Holly Springs and touches on his later career as a school teacher and principal in the Carlisle School District.

Kim and Van Du

Kim and Van Du

Interview of Kim and Van Du for the Elizabeth V. and George F. Gardner Digital Library. Kim and Van discuss leaving Vietnam as refugees and coming to the United States, establishing themselves and their family in Carlisle, and their successes since settling.

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