Beverly Tyson used to hand-feed calves sometimes, and once rescued a newborn calf that was about to roll into a drainage ditch near her pasture.
In the 1950s, Wodtke's Department Store sold lots of white gloves to women, and hats to men and women. Women also bought bathing caps. Kay Wodtke Trent tells the story.
Berggren's Hobby Shop opened its doors as a dime store during the Great Depression.
Indian River County designated a site for mass burials. Roy Howard Jr. wrote the county's disaster plan.
Pioneer businessman Axel Hallstrom left a voluminous written record of his life, including a meticulous day book. Archivist Marian Newbold and a team of Swedish-speaking
translators have been studying the papers, some of which were found in coat pockets and dresser drawers.
Sarah Prado's grandfather, Sam Coutant, is credited with printing Stuart's first regular publication.
Dallas Yates, now retired, was hired by the Indian River County sheriff in the early 1960s.
Alice Walters Wallace talked about growing up during Miami's boom years in this interview recorded in 2009. She died in 2013 at the age of 90.
The proprietor says some guests came for the season with "two shirts and $20."