Remembering Maxine McAninch Hogue in celebration of her 100th birthday

Janet Hogue Thompson (77) talks with her daughter Michelle Thompson (51) about the life of her mother Mary Maxine McAninch Hogue (1920-1993) in rural Casey County, Kentucky.

Working in the US Defense Industry During the Cold War at the Northrop Corporation

Nils Kolderup discusses his career at the Northrop Corporation from the 1960s to 1994. He developed astro-intertial navigation systems and electronics which could withstand high levels of nuclear radation. We also discuss how his career influenced his perspective on the...

Interview with Steve Heffner

Interview with Steve Heffner about the politics and music of the 1970s.

LEAH

I interview Leah about her life during the 1970s

Interview with Mike Miller

Interview with Mike Miller talking about his experiences after the 70s and how political events changed the future in his eyes.

Mom

Growing up in 1970s and 1980s in a white community.

Gavin’s Interview with Grandma

Grandma has been living with Gavin (age 6), his sister Audra (she 3) for 5 months. Today he asked her questions about growing up in Illinois and raising her family in Colorado

Ed Holstein & Rick Weiland

Folksinger and Old Town School teacher Ed Holstein talks with his student Rick Weiland about growing up on Chicago's south side, stories of the city's folk scene over the past 50+ years, and memories of his brother and collaborator Fred...

Racism’s big impact on Boston in 1978

What would happen to a kid who was surrounded by racist people? I, Dante Battista, age 15, interviewed my father, Richard Battista, age 55. This interview was taken in Los Angeles, California, on January 6th, 2020. This interview is about...

A father who teach a great lesson

When Helen (my mom) was young, she horned in a poor village, there are 7 members in her family, so it is hard For them to support their life. Her father was a farmer, one time he used a winter...

"Mary Rosewater on the Bicentennial, Public Service, and the 1970s"

Mary Rosewater (49) talks with her son, Jacob Rosewater (17) about her childhood memories of the bicentennial, and how this event contrasted with the anxiety of the rest of the 1970s

great thanksgiving listen 2019- jade petersen

My grandmother lived in Vietnam until 1975. She grew up in Heu, where she lived in a convent from ages 12-17.

Rejecting Culture

In this interview, I, Annelise Schirmer, and my mother, Renée Schirmer, explore her experiences through the Cold War, Vietnam War, and Civil Rights Movements in the north. She describes her involvement with the rock and hippie groups, contributing to counterculture...

“Just A Lot of Imagination”

In Flushing, New York, a hardworking father, George Dakis, and his 14-year-old daughter, Christina Dakis, converse about his life in a Greek-American household. They talk about his inspiring life and the hardships he went through to become the man he...

Interviewing my Boomer of a Father with Arbitrary Questions on Constantly Changing Topics

He answers questions about his childhood and life that give insight into how things were 50-60 years ago.

Susan Meyers talks about the impact of the women's rights movement of the 1960s on her life.

Susan Meyers, born in 1952, was a young girl and teenager during the most active portion of the Second-Wave feminist movement of the 1960s & 1970s. In the interview, she talks about the positive impacts that the movement had on...

Memories of Grandma

My sister is named after grandma. She is just like her. She remembers her teaching and prayers

Story hour with Dad

Some of our dad’s greatest stories from his youth.

1970’s Interview

Interview with my mom about the 1970’s