As Humans, Adapting is What We Do Best

This interview took place in Bayside, New York, on December 1st, 2019. In it, Ami Farrell asks her mother, Setsu Sakaguchi, about the challenges she has faced in life and what she has learned from them. As an immigrant from...

English Extra Credit Opportunity

This interview was conducted on December 1, 2019. I talked to my uncle Marjo Mercado about his experience immigrating from the Philippines to the U.S. We also went in to discussion about his experiences in both the Philippines and in...

Unknown American
November 12, 2019 App Interview

The difference of life between the United States and a foreign country.

The Great Thanksgiving Listen: My Mom’s Taiwanese Heritage

This recording is an interview I did with my mom discussing her Taiwanese heritage and some of the struggles she faced and noticed as a child but also the pride she has in her culture.

An Interview with my Mom: Culture and Experiences
November 26, 2018 App Interview

My mom talks about her childhood experiences in India, how religion has impacted her life, and the cultures and traditions of India vs. those of the United States. She also talks about coming to the United States from India and...

My mother, Claudia Hortua, shares stories from her upbringing.

I interview my mother about her childhood in Colombia, coming to America, adopting a new culture, and the many lessons life has taught her. She shares experiences and people that have shaped her into the strong woman she is today.

Getting to know the first engineer from his village- an interview with my grandfather (Nanaji)

This is a conversation between my grandfather and I. We talked about his life in India and his views on education, career and raising his children.

Father’s Story

I spoke with my father about his transition from India to America for graduate studies. During our conversation we deviated from his early life in this country, to his more recent years. At the end, we spoke about how his...

Common Ground Tacony Oral History Project: Rafaela

Rafaela is a long time resident of North East Philadelphia and frequently attends art classes at Mural Arts Philadelphia Tacony. Rafaela speaks about her experiences being born in Philadelphia and partially being raised in South Korea and Philadelphia and then...

Don Johnson talks about his life in Japan with his nephew, Simon
November 30, 2017 App Interview

Simon Draper’s uncle, Don Johnson, moved to Japan in 1994. He recounts his experiences of entering a foreign country. He also talks about some of the favorite experiences and jobs he had outside of the US. Towards the end of...