Mom

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

“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...

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...

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...

Story hour with Dad

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

Interview with Baba

My dad who is a Syrian refugee speaks about his childhood and what he had to go through being an immigrant.

Growing up in the 1970s

This interview is between myself and my aunt who grew up in South Louisiana in the 1970s.

Dad

Asked my dad when he first arrived to the US, when he finally became legalizaed, and when he got his first car and house.

1970’s Interview

Interview with my mom about the 1970’s

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.

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

Memories of Grandma

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

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...

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.

My Dad is Cool part 3

My Dad is the best influence and I think I can learn a lot more from him

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...

Mom’s (Diane Marsico Lebo) childhood interview

Insight into my mother’s childhood growing up in the 70’s