StoryCorps Interview about Socialization and Family

I interviewed my mom, Lori McIlroy. She begins by discussing someone who had a big impact on her life. Next, she goes on to talk about her family dynamic growing up, parenting, and her career choices.

Juan Partida’s Life

My dad, Juan Partida, shares about his early childhood, favorite family traditions, and how he met my mom.

Pearlie Taylor and her grandson talk about growing up in her hometown: Seagoville, Texas

In this interview, conducted in November 2017 in Wylie, Texas, DeVante Hadnot interviews his grandmother about growing up and her early life as an adult in the small country town of Seagoville. Miss.Taylor shares about how she met her husband...

Interview with Grandma Pam Eckstein

Emma Graves interviews her grandma (Grandma Pam) and they talk about her life growing up, and what it is like now.

Legacy: One Place, Two Different Families

Jadyn (16) and Mags (17), friends for eight years, discuss their own family histories, as well as their own lives. They are both fifth generation Californian, and they talk about the family history they have in common, and the parts...

My mom’s story

My mom has not had the easiest time with her family so she strives to make sure our family stays close.

Allison Cooley and her grandfather, Ronald Ford, discuss Ronald's experience in the U.S. Army

This interview, recored on November 21st 2020 from Albuquerque New Mexico where Allison (16) lives, interviews her grandfather, Ronald (87), who lives in Concord New Hampshire, explores Ronalds early school days in New Hampshire and life overseas in Taiwan, drafted...

Auntie-Grandma Jewel (sibling #7)

In the midst of the pandemic my family has been blessed with new life. I spoke with my Aunt Jewel about the experience of becoming a great-grandma during the outbreak. I thought I knew my aunt pretty well but this...

Auntie’s Antics

I talked about my Auntie Paula's overall aspects about lessons,traditions,and specific moments throughout her life.

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Gina Borton and Ian Borton

Gina Borton, 31, by her husband Ian Barton, 30, about their lives together in the last few years since they got married and moved to Grand Rapids and since the last time they did a StoryCorps interview in Grand Central.