My wonderful Nana

this is an interview about a displaced person. The story of how she got to America. And how it was like as a child going through Ellis island and starting a new life in America. 

Perceptions of American Life – APUSH Grade Reclamation

How growing up in a different country can influence your perceptions of America

Zsanett’s story

This was an interview where I asked a few life questions to Zsanett

Nils Bognar interviews his dad, Istvan Bognar, on his life so far. “What was your childhood like”?

In this interview, conducted on November 26, 2017 in Travelers Rest, South Carolina, Nils Bognar(14) interviews his dad, Istvan Bognar(47), about his life so far. Istvan shares stories about growing up in Africa and in New York and how each...

Ilona Nanay talks to her mom, Julia Nanay, about coming to the U.S. and becoming a mom

In this interview, conducted in September 2019, Ilona Nanay interviews her mom, Julia Nanay, about her experiences fleeing Hungary after the revolution in 1956 and starting a new life in the United States. She describes the values her parents taught...

My Nana's Experiences While Coming to America

In this interview, my Nana and I talk about her childhood in Hungary and her experiences coming to America amidst The Hungarian Revolution.

Ursula Furi-Perry and Alex Wu

Andover Stories of American Identity: Ursula retells a poignant story of her life of “grit and grace”. She emigrated to America from Budapest, Hungary as a gifted teenager. With classic American opportunities, Ursula became an accomplished published author, lawyer, professor,...

Interview with Joyce Frye

Joyce Frye, resident of Morrison Village (2503 Old Mobile Ave, Pascagoula, MS 39567) is interviewed by Reba Brown, Library Assistant 1 from Singing River Genealogy-Local History Library on Thursday, May 16, 2019. Ms. Frye discusses her pets, why she moved...

Through War and Peace- Primary Source Of Hungary’s most turbulent years

“It is a lovely thing to live with courage and to die leaving behind an everlasting renown.”- Alexander the Great. This is precisely what every Hungarian man, woman, and child thought at 4:00 on October 23, 1956 when the Soviets...