Rabiu Omolaja and Felisa Omolaja

Rabiu "Elijah" Omolaja (59) talks with his wife, Felisa Omolaja [no age given], about a dream he had that compelled him to leave Nigeria and start a new life in the United States. He discusses his religious beliefs, the work...

AP Language Thanksgiving Interview: Mother 2018

I interviewed my mom, who like my dad, was an immigrant to America from Nigeria. She talks about the experience of being an immigrant and also living in America for a long time. Despite the label of "immigrant", you'd also...

In Your Own Words with Madu Udeh

Originally a celebration of Black History Month, February 2018, Middlebury College's Davis Family Library initiated a series of oral interviews, "In Your Own Words." In them, Literatures & Cultures Librarian Katrina Spencer engages members of the community who trace their...

Walter Sangree, Cora Sangree, and Lissa Sangree-Calabrese

Walter Sangree (90) talks with his daughter Cora Sangree (54) and granddaughter Lissa Sangree-Calabrese (16) about his upbringing and unusual family structure, his work as an anthropologist in Africa, and what he has learned in his 90 years of life.