Oral History with Judy and Andrea Ledbetter
- Main contributors
Ledbetter, Judy (narrator); Ledbetter, Andrea (narrator)
Kay Westhues interviews Judy and Andrea Ledbetter at their home on Chase St., Gary Indiana, on January 14, 2020. Judy Ledbetter is a community activist who has lived in her home on Chase St. for 54 years. Her daughter, Andrea, is a photographer, community activist, and historic conservationist who cofounded the Decay Devils, a Gary-based non-profit arts and preservationist collective. They describe how the neighborhood surrounding the spring has changed over the years they have lived there. They also discuss their activism in the city of Gary. 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)
Water; Springs; Artesian wells; Urban agriculture; Fishing; Hunting; Pollution; Litter (Trash); Soil remediation; Flood; Historic preservation; Restoration ecology; Aviaries; Pharmacists; Deterioration; Wildlife; Food security
Gary, Indiana; Small Farms, Indiana; Chase St. (Gary, Indiana); Little Calumet River (Lake County, Indiana); Black Oak (Gary, Indiana); Grant St, (Gary, Indiana); Lake Sandy Jo (Lake County, Indiana)
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Accession Identifier: SSF_200114_Ledbe_AKW_AU
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