Historian Project

Expressing the life of a doctor from india who has come a long way to have a successful life in the US

“Being able to take care of my Mom and my little brother” and “Never giving up”

In Queens, New York on Sunday November, 26th 2017, Rafay Khan interviews his older sister, Arhum Khan, about her experiences and traits about her identity. Beginning with an adversity she had faced in her youth to how that developed her...

Olivia Coughran and her mother Traci Coughran talk about Traci’s life as a child and becoming a mother.

Traci Coughran shares her memories as a child, becoming a mother, and her wisdom on what is important in raising children. She talks about what she wishes she would have known and what she thinks about her life and children...

Human Development.. Kesia

During this interview I was able to learn more about Kesia and different stages of her life that impacted her development.

From Hurt To Healed

“After every air raid we would have to count heads to make sure everyone was okay”. On January 1, 2019, 14 year-old Taylor Huie interviewed her grandmother, Sylvia Huie, about her experience escaping the Japanese-Chinese War in the 1930s when...

A insider’s view of studying abroad

Rehmat Sakrani is a first generation Muslim-American woman who recently studied abroad in Barcelona

growing up with israel

There were floods of immigrants, widespread war, and inescapable poverty, yet she still cherished every moment of her childhood. Jordan Ben-Yehuda interviews her grandmother Nitza Ben-Yehuda as she discusses her unusual childhood as an Israeli citizen. At 12:30 she talks...

Grandma’s Superpower

In 1974, my grandpa got into a car accident that had him temporarily in critical condition. Living through that tough recovery winter and beyond, my grandma realized her strong independence and will to be a great mother to her four...

Shalini Chandra on completely uprooting her life and starting a new one

Shalini Chandra, my mother, talks about her childhood and her journey in life as she moved to America to start a new life, and what she’s carried with her.

Using Aira to enhance Personal Independence

Dustin has found personal independence since using Aira. He no longer has to ask friends or family for help. Dustin recently called in to Aira and went shopping with his smart glasses for the first time. All with a shopping...

Is There A New Malaysia?

A working adult and a fresh graduate discuss the new Malaysia and what it means to them.

“Don’t ever believe you’re less than anyone around you.”

My grandma’s the most influential person in my life. So, interviewing her was amazing because these questions were very deep. Growing up in the small town of Manasha, Wisconsin, my Grandma thought she’d always be there. When she met my...

Strong and Independent

My mother had a very interesting childhood and was raised by a powerful and independent single mother, who raised her to be just the same.

A Non Hitchhiker’s (my Mom’s) Guide to the Galaxy

I interview my mother on a variety of different topics, ranging from the fall of Communism to ramen noodles.

Grandson interviews Grandfather about his life

In this interview, I sat down and chatted with my grandfather who is on my fathers side. In addition to that, we talked about how he grew up as a child in North Carolina and Chicago, his time in the...

The Making of a Mother: Life of Araceli McBeth

Araceli McBeth, interviewed by her daughter Janelle, shares humorous and crucial memories from her childhood. Araceli acknowledges the tremendous effect her mother had on her as a teenager and explains how this affected her desire of becoming a mother. Throughout...

Past Affecting The Present.

This is an interview between me the interviewer and my mom the interviewie. We discuss he past and how it has affected her and shaped her as a person to later shape me. My mother’s story talks about events that...

Washington on the Brazos

Learning about Washington on the Brazos and Texas Independence.

Stories From a Bangladeshi Freedom Fighter

In this interview, Dr. Nuran Nabi chats with his grandniece about the Bangladesh Liberation War of 1971 and his involvement in it. He speaks about his participation in a group called the “Freedom Fighters”, a social activist group that fought...

“Create a new you, but never forget where you came from.”

Mark Mercado, a hardworking father, tells us the story of his experiences in Philippines and America. During the interview, we are able to see the before and afters of his life in Philippines then in America. Mark had huge expectations...

Madre Mia

While the obstacles were not directly addressed, my mom talked about her growth as a person overtime.