Interview of Newton C. Robbins of Carlisle by Michael Collins on June 17, 2015. The interview focuses on Robbins early life, World War II experience, work in the State Police, aviation, and founding the Carlisle Crimestoppers.
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.
Interview of Newton C. Robbins of Carlisle by Michael Collins on July 8, 2015.
Interview of Charles M. Sanders by Susan Meehan.
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.
Interview of Rachel Seitz for the Elizabeth V. and George F. Gardner Digital Library in partnership with the Greater Carlisle Heart and Soul Project. Seitz discusses growing up in West Pennsboro and spending time in Carlisle.
Interview with Jane Seller at her home in Carlisle, Pennsylvania, on July 9, 2002 with Jennifer Elliott as part of the Cumberland County Women During World War Two Oral History Project. Seller discusses growing up during World War II and the various efforts at her elementary school as well as her siblings military service.
Interview of John Sheaffer of the Union Fire Company by Randy Watts on March 25, 2015. The interview focuses on the Union Fire Company and Cumberland Fire Company both in Carlisle, Pennsylvania as well as fire fighting in general.
Interview of Robert E. Shipp Sr. of the Union Fire Company by Randy Watts on March 16, 2015. The interview focuses on the Union Fire Company in Carlisle, Pennsylvania as well as fire fighting in general.
Interview of Mary Ann Shughart by Carolyn Osborn for the Cumberland County Historical Society. Shughart discusses her life including her experiences during World War II while her husband, Dale F. Shughart, was serving in the military.
Interview of Nhan Ai Simms by Amanda Gautier and Megan Osborn on November 1, 2015 for the Elizabeth V. and George F. Gardner Digital Library. The interview focuses on the Simms family and experiences in Carlisle and Cumberland County after Vietnam.