The Great Recession

An interview of my mom about the Great Recession

John Interview with Nana

Bertha is John’s grandmother and in this interview she tells her life story from her life living on a farm during the Great Depression to her experiences during World War 2 as well as other major events that occurred during...

My neighbor Everett

My neighbor, Everett Soucek, tell about his childhood, portland, hours time in the military, school, and ancestors. Worth listening to.

Thanksgiving listen with family member 2019

We talked about my grandma’s life and her relatives, parents etc. And what kind of things she had to face and the struggles in her life.

My grandpa’s story about living through the depression and overcoming hardships.

In this interview, conducted on November 30, 2017, in Arab, Alabama, Adrianne Smith (16) interviews her grandfather James Hendrix (81) about what life was like in 1930s Fayette, Alabama. He talks about how he lived through the depression and how...

Growing up in the Depression Era

Kenny Shold grew up in Port Townsend, Washington and talks about his life growing up, trapping then moving to Seattle to attend school at University of Washington just to be shipped off to war in 1941.

Great Depression

My family was not greatly effected during the Great Recession. But we definitely had problems during this time.

Steven Akins, Dolphus Putman, , , and

1993 interview of Dolphus Lawrence Putman, the son of an Alabama coal miner who was killed in a mining accident in 1927, relating to his growing up as one of 8 children being raised by a single mother during the...

Interview with grandma re dating, wedding, honeymoon

Sora Frankel, born in 1919, recalls her first date, courtship, wedding and honeymoon in New York City in a conversation with her grandson.

The aftermath

I talk with my great grandpa about life after the Great Depression

Interview with my Grandma

My grandmother, Elizabeth Biss-Minerva was born in 1923 in Penn, Pennsylvania, a small town in the southwestern part of the state. She was born to an Irish-American mother and a first generation Czechoslovakian-American father. She married my grandfather, a first...

Life of an 82 year old

We talked about her life as a child and school. We talked about what her town was like and farming as well as a brief story about her time in the great depression

Bopie

Beginning of a chat with my Grabdmother (Bopie)

History of Paul Krout

Paul Krout talks about his childhood, experiences in the National Guard, and various jobs he had.