Oral History with Tyrell Anderson (Part 2)

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Anderson, Tyrell (narrator)
Kay Westhues interviews Tyrell Anderson at Anna’s Kombucha Café in Gary, Indiana, on January 22, 2020. Anderson is a photographer, videographer, and historic conservationist who co-founded the Decay Devils, a Gary-based non-profit arts and preservationist collective. He describes his first visit to the spring with his father, and discusses the spring’s significance in his family’s history, as well as its role as a landmark in the city of Gary. He also talks about the impact of Lake Sandy Jo, an EPA Superfund Site, on the surrounding community. Part of the Spring at Small Farms Oral History Project. See the full exhibit here: https://iusbarchives.omeka.net/exhibits/show/spring-at-small-farms/home
Westhues, Kay (interviewer)
Oral History
Water; Groundwater; Springs; Artesian wells; Litter (Trash); Historic preservation
Gary, Indiana; Calumet Township, Lake County, Indiana; Small Farms, Indiana
Spring at Small Farms Oral Histories
IU South Bend Archives
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