Catherine Halligan Interview

This interview was with my grandmother at home. We talked about creativity and family mostly. I learned a lot about her family growing up.

Creativity for a Lifetime: Interview with my Grandma

In this interview, I talked with my grandmother Georgiann Eckheart, about her life as a mother and grandmother and how creativity played a role in her life.

Catholicism and Creativity—A Lifelong Story

A story about growing up in a Catholic household, living 18 lives, and managing to be creative in a house full of 50 women.

StoryCorps Interview with Dr. Alfred Savage

Fred tells me of his life experiences and of how he became the creative genius exemplified today.

A not so Cinderella Story

Take a listen to hear about my mother’s journey from childhood to adulthood

Sept 11 interview with my Grandmother

Carleen Black was teaching high school when the 9/11 attack happened. She remembered, “It was like a pin dropped”.

Interview with my 96-year-old grandmother, Laura.

My grandmother, Laura, grew up in Haiti and moved to the United States when she was 26. In this first part of our interview she discusses what it was like growing up in Haiti, why she left Haiti, and talks...

Working in the Service Industry with Sierra Paulsen

I interview my sister, Sierra, about her various work experiences. She discussed her time working in several different restaurants, as well as her other positions in the service industry. Sierra also talks about working in the “gig-economy” and her hopes...

From Cataluña to Icaria

Interview between Julia Guerrero Reed and her father Roger Reed about their Montaldo ancestors, who were part of the Icarian utopian socialist commune in Illinois and Iowa in the mid-1800’s.

Interview with Aunt Connie

We talked about her life growing up and some of her concerns and thoughts about different topics. We also talked about her opinions on various topics.

Spencer Kresie and Michael Cavenee talk about how the influential people and events in our lives led us to where we are.

In this interview, conducted in December 2018 in Plano, Texas, Spencer Kresie (16) interviews his step-father Michael Cavenee (61) regarding his childhood in Iowa and the path of his career. Mr. Cavenee described a large variety of memories, such as...

Dale’s Immigration Story

My family’s story of immigration from Norway in the late 1800s.