Dylan Caine (16) Asks His Mother, Shelly Pesick-Caine (56), About Her Detroit Youth, Jewish Ancestry, and Worldview

In this interview, conducted on Thanksgiving, 2015 in a suburb of Cleveland, Dylan Caine (16) asks his mother, Shelly Pesick-Caine (56), about her quintessentially American upbringing in the suburbs of Detroit. Born into a caring and hardworking family of six,...

An Interview With My Father

It is Novermber 26, 2018. This interview was conducted in the only quiet place in the house, my bedroom. I, Olivia Jardin, age 17, am the interviewer, and my father, Mark Jardin, age 54, is the interviewee. Some of the...

Ancestry Interview

We talked about my grandmas paternal side of the family and how she had an aunt who was held in a German labor camp.

interview for school with dede

I learned a lot about my grandad and his life in this interview. It was very interesting to learn about him and his history and I have a lot of respect for him.

How my grandma’s grandparents met and came to America.

In this interview, conducted On December 1st 2019 in Tarzana, California, Liam Hatzer interviews his grandmother Joan Hartley about the story of her grandparents meeting. She tells the story of how they were separated when her grandfather moved to America....

Learning about Mom’s life

In this interview, conducted in November 2017 in Chicago, Illinois, Liam Bennett (16) interviews his mom Flora Bennett (49) about her childhood experiences in her home country and her childhood experiences in America. Flora shares her stories of excitement and...

Merideth Allen Chelberg _ 11/30/40_recorded 12/26/17

Merideth Chelberg mainly talking about her ancestors. I’ll do a more current interview in 2018.

Thanksgiving interview

In this interview I discussed with my mom a little bit about our ancestry, as well as how she grew up.

An interview with my step father.

In this interview my stepfather and I talked about his past with his family. We also discuss how and when his ancestors came in from Germany. We mostly talked about his time in the military and what happened there.

Mark and Korbyn Thanksgiving

Korbyn Pullen interviews his grandfather, Mark Gormley, on November 21st 2017. His grandfather shares stories of his ancestors and life as a child.

Grandparents Interview

Interview about Mary Ann Wall and Rory Wall’s childhood, adulthood, values, how America used to be, etc.

Ennis Elmore

An interview mostly about ancestry

American Studies Extra Credit

I interviewed my mom about her life experiences, career, and our ancestry.

“We need to celebrate those things that are good and positive” – Shaun on his family’s local history and the role art plays in our community

Shaun Dingwerth, Director of Richmond Art Museum, talks with Alison about the way art has shaped and continues to shape our history and culture in Richmond and Wayne County. His relatives were among the first settlers in the area and...

Paul Bardacke Interview

An interview in which we learn about where my ancestors come and our crazy Christmas tree farm business.

"I feel like…I'm covering the tracks of my ancestors." – Steve tells us how family ties led him to Richmond
Private

This interview is private.

Ancestry DNA Gave My Mother a New Family

When most people order a DNA test kit, they expect to find that they are less Irish than their family claimed to be. My mother, on the other hand, accidentally uncovered her biological father and discovered a new Jewish identity.

The Grapes of Wrath- Father/Daughter Interview

Interviewing my father about his work, childhood, and ancestry. Recording did quit suddenly however, I hope you enjoy.