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Emelie Gill and Alicia Gill

Emelie C. Gill (91), tells her daughter, Alicia (50), about growing up in Kansas City, meeting her husband Pat, working during WWII, and moving to Houston so that Pat could work for the space program.

People of the Rio Grande Valley Border Towns: Anonymous 9

Anonymous 9 tells us about her happiest and scariest moment in her life, about growing up in a Colonia, about who she aspires to get her PHD, and how her and her husband fell in love.

Gregory Ejikeme tells of his youth and other influential factors that have shaped him into the man he is today.
November 29, 2017 App Interview

Within this interview, conducted in November of 2017 in Wylie, Texas, my father, Gregory Ejikeme, tells of his life growing up in Sub-Saharan Africa. Ejikeme shares of his past and the elders he's grateful for, as well as the effect...

Valerie Olalde Seeks Nature in a Hammock

Sarah Coles (37) speaks to Valerie Olalde (29) about her experiences with nature during COVID-19. Valerie is a front line worker, employed at a local grocery store and working on her Masters in Social Work specializing on working with the...

Blake Hensley, mother Jennifer Hensley, and grandmother Susan Reynolds talk about life as a teenager.

Blake talks to his grandmother, asking about historical events that affected her, how living in the Dallas/Fort Worth metroplex during the assassination of President John F. Kennedy was like, and how writing fulfills the desires of the writer.

Thanksgiving Listen w/Papa Don

Don Nolan, 74, talked about his early childhood and his lifelong career. He also revealed one of his "cowboy" stories.

Garrett Bradford and his grandpa Randy DeMauro talk about some of the most important pieces of Randy’s life

In this interview, conducted in November, 2017, Garrett Bradford(14) interviews his grandpa and mentor Randy DeMauro(70) about the most important people and events of his life. Randy shares stories of how he grew up and what he remembers about his...

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Linda Vaughn and Alphonso Vaughn

Spouses Linda Vaughn (68) and Alphonso Vaughn (69) center their conversation about the changes they've witnessed in Amarillo throughout the years, starting with desegregation, and leading to Alphonso being president of the local NAACP chapter for a decade. The pair...

Michelle Amoah and her mom Monica Amoah discuss growing up in Ghana, West Africa

In this interview, conducted on November 26, 2017 in Arlington, Texas, Michelle Amoah (16) interviews her mother Monica Amoah (47) about living in Ghana, a country in West Africa. Ms.Amoah shares stories about her childhood including living with her sister...

The Great Thanksgiving Listen with Bettie Martin and Nikolas Parker

In this interview, which occurred on November 24, 2018 in Dallas, Texas, Nikolas Parker (14) interviews his great-grandma Bettie Martin aka ”Bigmamma” (87) about her life. Topics include how she was one of the first African Americans to buy a...