Joan Fogler, longtime Rochester resident, shares an oral history that covers her early days as a waitress at the historic Red Knapp's Dairy Bar to her current position as Oakland Township Supervisor. Fogler's years in Rochester include a memorable stint as the creator of the famous Red Knapp's Malt recipe, weekends working at the Fogler family farm, and a lifetime of community service. Recorded by Cornelia Pokrzywa at the OPC Senior Center in August 2010. Run time 21:55. listen now
Posted on 01/03/2011
/ People Fogler John, Fogler Harold, Fogler Mike, Knapp Red, Knapp Roger, Fogler Dennis
Adam Panchenko, Admissions Adviser at Oakland University, provided an oral history depicting the development of the Grizz Gang, the student section for the athletics department on campus. Panchenko discusses the history of the group and his hopes for it in the future.
This oral history was conducted by Rylin Ploe, freshman, communications major, on Monday, March 28, 2011 at the Oakland University Admissions Office as part of a class project for WRT 160, Winter 2011. Run time 12:58. listen now
Posted on 04/12/2011
/ People Boylan Kate, Mostiller Anthony, Fielder Ben, Kampe Greg