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Peter Kaplanis (74) walks his daughter Cami Kaplanis (50) through his father's emigration to the U.S. from Greece, his upbringing in San Francisco and his military service.
Ruth E. Lewis (84) tells her grandson, Lon Cseplo (39) of her family’s life during the Great Depression and later during World War II. She shares the story of her mother’s coming to the United States by way of Ellis...
Susan Di Christina (40) interviews her mother-in-law, Joan Di Christina (73) about Joan’s family ancestry and the history of the Erie Canal.
Frank Smaka tells his daughter Beth about leaving Poland to come to America as a kid, about his family’s history, adjusting to life in America, and how he met Beth’s mother.
Dorothy Blau and Florence Brown are interviewed by their granddaughter Alana Cowan about their parents immigration to America, their childhood, education and their husbands.
Tina Wall (my mother) talks about her Mother’s experience being an immigrant from Germany.
Oscar Elgert (92) tells friend Lorie Swearingen (53) about his family immigrating from Germany to Poland in the 1800s and then how he and his family immigrated from Poland in the 1920 when he was 7. He also talks about...
Talking about Ellis Island and how they met and what they did for a living
Interviewing my great grandfather for a assignment in history.
A story of growing up in a Greek family in Boston during the 1930s -- from rags to riches, and then finding happiness in middle class Atlanta.
Talks about her life storys and traveling to America
Jeffrey interviews his father, Donald, about how his family came to South Dakota, his childhood on a farm, and being a pharmacist.
My grammy was born in Germany in a displaced persons camp after the Holocaust. She came to America when she was 4 years old. She lived in Philadelphia with her family and she wasnt very wealthy. She had to learn...
Andover Stories of American Identity: Andover resident Kevin O'Leary shares his story about his worldly upbringing, and how it all led to his profession of becoming a psychologist to help wounded veterans heal.
Marion Kaslon talks to her daughters, Karen Schlam and Terri Gilbert, about her family history in Brooklyn, her father’s business savvy and meeting and marrying their father.
My dad greatly misses his childhood and parents. His parents were immigrants and children of the Great Depression. His parents were hardworking and did everything they could do for the community. His father, John, served in the marines during World...