Barbie’s Influence

Azusa Sakamoto, a Japanese-born nail artist and resident of West Hollywood, describes her life as one of the most recognized fans of the Barbie doll. Within her experience, Azusa describes how she began with Barbie, her collection, her perspective on...

The life of an Immigrant

We talked about what my Grandpa’s life was like when he was a child. We also talked about how his life was in America.

“Not once have I felt like I was not welcomed here.”: A chat about Immigration
October 25, 2017 App Interview

An Interview with a Kamer T. Kamer, born In Canada to a Turkish family, left Canada to Turkey at age 5 to 27, then decided to become an American citizen. This is her story.

Life of my Mom

In this interview, conducted on June 3, 2018, in Chicago, Illinois, I interviewed my mother Dinh Luong. We talked about Dinh’s life in America as a Vietnamese immigrant. They also talk about life in Dinh’s home country. We also recount...

Juan S. Rivera, my grandfather

In this interview, my grandfather talks about how life was different in the Philippines during his time – mentioning how life was under martial law. And other things history related.

Meless Interview

Meless here talks about his life and childhood in Ethiopia. Different topics are discussed and talked about.

Megan interviews her 79 year old grandmother Mariana Lee “from the head to the toe”

I interviewed my grandmother, Mariana Lee, about her life in China and America. At times my mother, Annie, chimes in to help facilitate the interview. We talked about her childhood, her children, and what she has been doing in her...

Working in Another Language

Despite being in Japan for the earthquake in 2011, Gerald Hirshberg doesn’t tell that story, because stories of interacting with the place and the people are far more earthshattering. In November of 2017, Kate Hirshberg interviewed her grandfather, Gerald ‘Jerry’...

My Grandfather, Grand as Ever
November 25, 2019 App Interview

We talk about my Grandfather’s life, from his days in a small town in Arizona to being a grandfather of many in Manhattan Beach.

Rahaf Abdallah and her mother, Azza Ghanem, talk about their lives growing up in Egypt and America.

In this interview, conducted in December 2017 in Egg Harbor Township, New Jersey, Rahaf Abdallah (16) interviews her mother Azza Ghanem about her life growing up in Egypt and in America. Azza shares her stories about education and living the...

Fieldwork #4

For the fourth fieldwork exercise I decided to interview my mom about her experience growing up in a different country and then moving at a young age. She spoke about how growing up she spent a lot of time playing...

A perspective of a country I had only ever heard about

In this interview, conducted in Lafayette, Colorado on May 18, 2019, Vithika Goyal interviews her mother, Komal, about her childhood, education, and personal history growing up in India. This interview seeks to answer the question “how are the histories we...

English 4 interview

We talk about our story in high school basically

My Mother: Thanksgiving Edition

My mom went through a lot of hardships and was raised in a tougher environment, but she overcame it and proved to be strong and successful.

My new life

I interviewed my Aunt Rita. She talked about her life in Nigeria compared to her life in Nigeria. I learned a lot about being in Nigeria, especially the education there.

Through War and Peace- Primary Source Of Hungary’s most turbulent years

“It is a lovely thing to live with courage and to die leaving behind an everlasting renown.”- Alexander the Great. This is precisely what every Hungarian man, woman, and child thought at 4:00 on October 23, 1956 when the Soviets...

Dad – American interview

An interview about America, how and why he came.

Mahjah and her mom talk about her experience immigrating to America.

In this interview, conducted on November 25, 2018 in Egg Harbor Township, New Jersey, Mahjah Chowdhury (16) interviews her mom, Mafruha Chowdhury on what it was like immigrating to America from Bangladesh. She talks about why she came, the different...

John and Maria 2years in America

We enjoyed the show. It made us think about our experience of living here

Suprajira talks to her mother, Doungpon, about her family, culture, and coming to America

In this interview, conducted on June 2, 2018 in Chicago, Illinois, Suprajira Morakotjantachote (16) interviews her mom, Doungpon Morakotjantachote (47) about her family and culture compared to how she, Suprajira, was raised in America. Her mom talks about how large...

Zach Newman – Interview with Dan Newman

My father, Dan Newman, speaks about his memories of growing up in New York City during the tumultuous late 1970’s, the Reagan presidency, and the end of the Cold War.