Everybody's Dying for Bubble Gum!

I interviewed my close neighbor Phyllis Matthews, and asked her questions about her childhood and what it was like growing up in the US. She grew up during the Great Depression, and explained what her family was like and some...

A New Take on the Library of Congress

The authors of “I, Too, Sing America: The African American Book of Days” reflect on images from Library of Congress and propose a new project

Fear Can Be A Good Thing

Overcoming a fear can be difficult, but facing fear to overcome it is an audacious way to tackle it. In an interview conducted by Jeremy Frank in Los Angeles, in November 2017, Darryl Frank talks about how he overcame his...

Ann O’Keefe graduated from college in the 1950s and went on to get her PhD. Wow! I wanted to find out more.

My sister-in-law Ann O’Keefe is now retired from a mostly D.C.-based career, primarily with federal agencies and the Pentagon, where she was involved with the beginnings of Head Start as well as with the start of the Dept of the...