Thanks to all those who contributed their stories to the Chelsea Community History Project: Village Life.

The documentary can be streamed online and will be available for loan from the Chelsea District Library

Chelsea Community History Project: Village Life from chelsealibrary on Vimeo.

The vintage footage of the 125th Anniversary celebration activities was filmed in 1959 by Don Turner on 16mm film. The library converted the film to DVD and has made the full 23 minutes available here:

Chelsea’s 125th Anniversary from chelsealibrary on Vimeo.

To view individual interviews with some of the documentary participants, please click a name below:

Paul Bollinger | Vince Burg | Betty Bust | Craig Common | Bob Daniels | Peter C. Flintoft | George Heydlauff | Howdy Holmes | Michael Jackson | Helen M. Lancaster and Laurel Gravelyn | Donna Lane | Helen K. Leonard | John Mann | Bob and Jack Merkel | Bob Riemenschneider | June Floyd Robinson and Judy Gallagher | Bill Storey | Ed Whitaker | George Winans