My Grandparents

My grandparents and their childhood

Robin Reshard and Lloyd Reshard

Spouses, Robin Reshard (56) and Lloyd Reshard (64), sit down for a conversation about how their early relationship unfolded, their similarities and differences, and what they have learned from one another.

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,...

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.

What’s Up Mrs. Wilson?

We talk to Mrs. Wilson about her family history and growing up.

Margaret Rodríguez Callahan and Robert Rodríguez

Siblings Margaret Rodríguez Callahan [no age given] and Robert “Bo” Rodríguez [no age given] have a conversation about their great-grandmother, Rosa Bernal, who was captured and enslaved in Las Vegas, NM in 1860. They mourn her difficult life while also...

The Great ThanksGiving Listen with Bonnie King

I ask about life growing up, father's & mother's ancestry, and politics in the family. The interviews ends with wisdom to future great great grand children from my mother, Bonnie King.

Melissa Espinoza-Smart and Jo Corona

Jo Corona (34) interviews Melissa Espinoza-Smart (54) about her great, great grandmother, Maria Guadalupe Garcia Lucero and her journey learning more about her indigenous heritage.

Sarah Winther’s History and Experiences

In this interview we spoke about many of Sarah Winther’s experiences and past. This ranged from good and bad influences in her life, at work and at home, to her childhood experiences. We spoke about how she used these influences...

Veronica Seymour and Marian Atkins

Marian Atkins (65) shares what she knows about her mother's life story with her daughter, Veronica Seymour (35). They discuss how she survived World War II as a child in Japan, what it was like for her to immigrate first...

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.

Steve Clem and Mitch Clem

Brothers Steve Clem (68) and Mitch Clem (58) talk about their childhood, family genealogy, and Steve's career in radio broadcasting.

Kristen Rael Wakefield and Anthony Rael

Kristen Rael Wakfield (40) and her father Anthony Rael (65) discuss their ancestor Mathias Montaño, a genízaro (captured indigenous person of New Mexico), occupying the same land he once lived on, and the research Kristen is doing to better understand...

Nora Sutz and Rachel Sutz Pienta

Dr. Rachel Sutz Pienta (49) sits down with her mother, Nora Sutz (71), to discuss their family history, to reminisce about their favorite family memories, and to remember family members who have passed away.

“Find your passions.”

In this interview, conducted in November 2018 in Egg Harbor Township, New Jersey, Evan Parker (16) interviews his grandmother Judy Fulton (70) about her childhood and her family. Judy shares stories of what her childhood was like, and what she...

Suzanne Asha Stone and Cynthia Hand

Cynthia Hand [no age given] and her birth mother, Suzanne Asha Stone [no age given], share a conversation about finding one another, Cynthia's adoption, and their experiences getting to know each other after they were separated for over 40 years.

An Interview With My Aunt Marely

Marely has had a great childhood despite the hardships presented to her by the communism in her country of birth (Cuba) and has an interesting ancestry and great parents/grandparents, lots of fun memories, and a lot of experiences that have...