Polly Summerlin Moore says she and her brother often had to jump into chilly water in the Indian River in search of oysters
Despite the pressure, the priest went ahead with a funeral service for a black parishioner. Paul Driscoll, an altar boy at the time, remembers.
Mary Johnson's father, S. B. Taylor, bought the land for taxes during the Depression and built cottages.
Long-time Fort Pierce builder O.C. Peterson took them under his wing.
Val Martin owns Florida Classics Library in Hobe Sound.