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Gary Hance talks with Folkllife Director Lesley Schierenbeck about his childhood find of what he thinks could appear to be a Lenape dugout canoe off of the shores of Manahawkin, New Jersey. The vessel was found off of the property...
Lou and Julie talk about their childhoods, family, adventures biking and hiking, and how important being a team has been for them and their family.
Carole Dreger, 80, my grandmother. World War 2. Cold War. Vietnam. Meeting and marrying my grandfather. Teaching. Childhood memories. Fashion and music of the time.
Rita Bowman (58) talks to her daughter, Sam Armengolt (16), about her childhood and what she has learned throughout her life. Born into a lower class family, Rita took care of her younger siblings while growing up; at 18 she...
One Small Step Conversation partners Allison "AJ" Oberempt (61) and Chelsea Niemann (31) share a conversation about their upbringings, their political values, and their families.
My Papa talks about how our family immigrated from Guyana to America. He talks about his childhood in Guyana, and transitioning to the United States as an adult.
Doug Martin (42) shares with his conversation partner Hazel Diaz (36) his memories from childhood in New Jersey, his career in the Navy as a Torpedoman, and his ten years of sobriety.
Meredeth Petrie Roberts (47) interviews her mother, Kathleen Petrie [no age given], about her childhood, her missionary work in Africa, and her memories of her late husband, Colin.
Emil talks about his life as a kid in Poland during communism and explains what it was like moving to America
My grandma is from Brazil so some aspects of her life, like her childhood are different than most people. I like to hear funny stories about her life growing up to get to know her better and how they impacted...
Son Douglas Ruhl Jr. interviews father Douglas Ruhl Sr. About his childhood and experiences in the navy. Talks about traveling around the world with the Navy. Deep conversation about how the navy can help you find yourself.
This is the interview Aidan Schwartz (17) conducted on his grandmother, Carole Schwartz (70). This interview was conducted on November 25, 2021 in the living room of Aidan's parent's house. This interview discusses various topics of Carole's life such as...
I got to sit down with my dad and talk about life. As the conversation flowed, I got some insight on what it was like raising me, to law school.
Life of my teacher. We spoke of differences between childhoods and thing he wishes he would have done different.
My mother Jennifer talked about some of her favorite things to do as a kid and most memorable things in her life.
About her life as being an army brat. Her experiences as a child and growing up with her father in the military.
Caleb (13) interviews his Grandmother (75) and asks about her life and experiences. This interview was conducted over Zoom, so the audio quality for my Grandmother may not be the best.
I talk to my dad about his early life and some of the biggest differences
Jacklyn Kwarteng a 17 year old interviews Gabriel Kwarteng (dad) who moved to the United States when she was 1 month old to know more about where he grew, what his childhood was like, and how living alone in a...
the great thanksgiving listen on november 24th, 2020 by liv martinolich with grandma and graphics in their living room. these are my fathers parents born in New York City, USA. Both are 83 years old born in 1937. we discussed...
I interview my mom about growing up, mostly about her school experiences and how they defined the rest of her adolescent years.
Valentina (16) interviews her grandmother, Alix, (71) about her childhood and not having regrets
Valentina Marin (16) interviews her uncle, Leonardo Villa (54) about his childhood in Colombia and about working at the Twin Towers.
My Dadun, Tahera Begum (69) talks about her life -- being born in undivided Pakistan, married off at 15, becoming a mother at 16, and how she is doing now. The interview flips in the end where she starts asking...
Jackie Walther and Jackie Neale talk about some of the unexpected outcomes of the coronavirus global pandemic. Jackie and her husband Dan own a short-order, take-out restaurant called The Square Meal in Oaklyn, NJ and on the heels of discussing...