Mom explains to daughter the family history of bad spelling

Mother tells story about how many generations ago in the 1800s, her grandfather would steal horses and sell them. He thought he was the best at this business, so he wanted last name to show that, but in the process...

Socialization: from the perspective from a Philippines-born, but now-British citizen

I chose to interview my cousin Ela. Ela is a British citizen who is originally from the Philippines. In the interview, she expands on the key differences between the Philippines and England. We also talk about the topic of code-switching.

“I am as American as I am Pakistani”

On November 29th, 2020, Rehmat Arbab, age 16, interviewed her Pakistani immigrant mother on her experiences growing up in America. She mentions her life moving from Pakistan, to Florida, and then to New Jersey. She also reminisces stories of her...

From Oklahoma to Belgium

Transplant a young girl from the decidedly western surroundings of Oklahoma to the old world charm of Belgium and anything can happen. For Rhanda Hasley a desire to experience the languages and customs of other cultures was ignited that burns...

US HISTORY INTERVIEW

Me and my partner discussed how we feel about being an American, living in the community, and our experiences throughout life.

Oral History Project

This interview was about how our family came to America. The voyage however was not easy, with many illnesses that followed.

Thanksgiving interview with Aunt-K

Aunt-k gives stories on her childhood in the 1950s and 60s' in subarban America and stories of her family and her take on life.

Claire West asks her dad about his life

My dad talked about his parents and childhood.

Karnam Comes to America

My name is Nikita Udayakumar and I am a student of the University Honors Program. In December 2018, I had the opportunity to interview my dad about his unique experience immigrating to the United States and forming a sense of...

Ulises Ossio Interview

Family background, adolescent years, college, military background, religious beliefs and personal questions

What does it mean to be an American?

Someone’s opinion about what being an American is.

Being the Change with Kenney Tran

Kenney Tran is a Vietnamese American RPCV who served in Colombia, telling stories of exploring his past, learning from history, and analyzing the political movements of today in order to sculpt a better world through policy and legislation. Kenney currently...

Michelle talks food

It was a brief interview with Michelle an American about her views on Traditional Haitian and American food.

A Trip Down Memory Lane ft. Carole Nacci

During our fun interview with my grandma I was able to learn things I never knew. There some giggles here and there. A few questions that got rather personal. But in the end, I feel closer to her than ever...

The Life and Experiences of an Indian Woman in America

In the interview, the life of Lipika Nayak was discussed with her daughter Janeisha Nayak as they delve into concepts of struggles in the medical field to maintaining a strong hold in spirituality while moving across the globe.

George’s Interview

George’s family, history, how his life has been affected by current events

Jim Ditzel and Kirsten – LLBean

Jim shared memories from his childhood, work experience and travels around the world

Teens on being an American

Two classmates discuss high school, college, and their views on being an American