"I feel I am doing in my life what I need to do to help other people"

For the Great Thanksgiving Listen 2019, Anna Deems interviews her aunt Janet Poerschke. Janet talks about her childhood growing up on a farm in Pennsylvania with a large family. She shares many stories from her youth, her favorite travel memories...

Papa Alexander Interview

In this interview, my papa discussed who his grandparents and parents were and what they did for a living. Along with that, he discussed what my mother was like growing up and some of her interests as a young girl.

The Life of William Hairston

In this interview me and my grandfather talked about his life growing up and some of the work they used to do on his family farm.

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Lisa Yemma and Larry Yemma

Lisa Yemma (49) shares a conversation with her father, Larry Yemma (72), about his family, his plans for the future, memory loss, and how he has been feeling recently.

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Lauren Fischel and Valerie Fischel

Lauren Fischel (54) shares a conversation with her mother, Valerie Fischel (79), about Valerie’s childhood, her studies as a dancer, her travels to Europe, her time in Paris, the role that expectations for women played in her life, and her...

Thanksgiving with Sue Cunningham

Sue Cunningham talks about her life as a child, how she has been handicaped, and how it has influenced her life. She also talks about how her husband Bill Cunningham passed away,and how she overcame this traumatic experience.

Ferdinand’s Move from the Philippines

The story of Ferdinand Dungca's life in the Philippines and why he moved to the U.S.

Me and My Grandad

A short conversation about our family history and how he grew up in a small town in South Carolina.

the great Thanksgiving listen

me and my great uncle talked about his childhood and what life was like for him when he was younger

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AJ Economides and Theo Economides

AJ Economides (88) talks to his son, Theo Economides (49), about playing sports when he was younger. He talks about his family's cooking, and some of his accomplishments.

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Fred Jones and Rachel Schmidt

Rachel Schmidt (41) sits down with her father, Fred Jones (79), to ask him about his young adult years. Fred shares stories from his time studying at the Georgia Institute of Technology and from his time serving in the U.S....

Max Hovious interviews Joan and Bill Hall on their life, beliefs, and much more.

Joan and Bill Hall are friends of Max Hovious. They have done many things throughout the years, like owning stores, working hard on farms, becoming highly successful in the rental property business, and much more. In this interview, Max and...

Great thanksgiving listen

A interview that captures memories and starts new ones for Ernest Marshall and his family.

We had a Great Dane that would go to campus….and the students would paint his toenails!

91-year-old Betty Foreman describes her childhood growing up on a dairy farm in Pennsylvania and shares her long history of owning some quite adventurous “Sewanee Dogs.”

Bea Gold

This is a story of Beady Marcus and her mother, escaping New York summer heat and going to stay at a farm in upstate New York.

Ray's Many Lives

Paul interviewed his father-in-law, Ray, about his many lives (farmer, seminarian, soldier, teacher, volunteer) and the energy he devotes to each endeavor.

Joyce Olesko

I asked Joyce questions about her life and how curtain points impacted her life

Grandma’s Life in 40ish Minutes – Kathleen & Noa Stoll

In this interview, conducted in November 2018 in Oregon, Noa Stoll (16) interviews her grandma Kathleen Stoll (79) about her childhood, life as a mother, and other in depth details about her life. Kathleen shares stories about her husband, children,...

The Life and Times of Agnes Brooks

Lifelong resident of the rural Spring Creek community of Madison County, NC, Agnes Brooks, tells her younger neighbor, John Kirkpatrick, about her life in the mid-to-late 1900's: how she met her husband on the school bus and how they raised...

JOE + JEANETTE SAUER (PART ONE)

Tenacity and an unwavering work ethic define the life of a farmer. At 92 years of age, Joe Sauer planted over 1,000 onion plants this past year. “Over the course of a few days,” he qualified. As if one could...