Mother talks about love, work, childhood, and life experiences.

My mom talks about how she met my dad and that they went from friends to husband and wife. She also talks about how rich people don’t appreciate families. She talks about her fatherless childhood. And she talks about how...

Jailene and Eneida Sanchez, her grandma talk about her childhood days growing up in Puerto Rico.

In this interview recorded in Chicago, Illinois, Jailene Ortiz interviews her grandma, Eneida Sanchez about her childhood growing up in Puerto Rico. She shares her struggles she encountered living on an island with her parents not only providing for her...

Remembrance of the Memories

Through out this interview, me and my father, Jose Garcia, discuss family memories. These memories played a defining role in both of our lives. Though laughter and remembering sad events, I have remembered why I love my father so much.

Life of a young African American male

This interview was recorded to get an in-depth view of the life a young African American Male growing up. Also, it offers the perspective of an ambitious African American male whose efforts helped him to develop and make it out...

Maral Chinbat asks her father, Chinbat Manibazar about his life.

In this interview, conducted in Mongolian and in November 2018 in Chicago, IL, Maral Chinbat (16) asks her father, Chinbat Manibazar (53) about his life. Asking him about his childhood, Manibazar recounts his days of living in communist Mongolia and...

Childhood of Maria Rodriguez

In this interview we cover Maria Rodriguez childhood and what she did for candy money. We get into the history of her ancestors and when they arrived in Chicago. We get a look into a family change of identity. Lastly...

Rosa Fragoso

In this interview in November 22, 2018 in Chicago, Illinois, Maya Fragoso (17) interviews her aunt Rosa Fragoso Ramirez (56) about her childhood, her moving to Chicago, Illinois from Durango, Mexico in 1961. How it was difficult to except her...

Rosalie Kenward talks with her father, Mark Kenward about his childhood, their family, and life before she was born.

The interview is conducted by Rosalie Kenward (17) with her father Mark Kenward (50). It was recorded in Oakland, California in November 2017. They discuss childhood, moving, family dynamics, the divorce of his parents and the lessons learned from traumatic...

Linus Mavers interviews his mother Elizabeth Caldwell about growing up

In this interview, recorded on November 25th, 2018 in Chicago, Illinois, Linus Mavers (18) interviews his mother Elizabeth Caldwell (57) about her life and childhood. Elizabeth talks about growing up in different cities and moving around as the daughter of...

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James Reeves and Amy Spiker

Amy Spiker (43) interviews her father, James Reeves (87) about his time serving as a Marine during WWII. He also talks about his 70-year career as an auto garage owner and his 64-year marriage.

Hanna Lopez and her grandmother Yvonne Gonzales- Director talking about her life and relationships

In Chicago Illinois on November 22, 2018 I, Hanna Lopez (16) interviewed my grandmother Yvonne Gonzales-Director (63). My grandmother is the third child out of a family of five, her two older sister, and her younger sister and brother. My...

Thanksgiving listen

In this interview, conducted in November 2017 in Chicago, Illinois, Andrew Romanelli (17) interviews Stephanie Romanelli (51) about her childhood and through school age years. Stephanie shares stories about bullying in junior high. She also shares about her summer life,...

Yasmín González

She mostly talked about her dad being a very strong man and taking care of her family. Her and her mom watch movies every New Year on her mother’s birthday. Her mother passed away when she was 15 years old....

Audie Lucius interviews his grandmother about her life in Chicago, Illinois.

The interviewee is my grandmother Pamela Walker. Fifty three years old. I am the interviewer eighteen years old. The interview took place on Sunday November 25, 2018 in Chicago, Illinois. In the interview my grandmother talks about what school was...

An Interview With My Father

It is Novermber 26, 2018. This interview was conducted in the only quiet place in the house, my bedroom. I, Olivia Jardin, age 17, am the interviewer, and my father, Mark Jardin, age 54, is the interviewee. Some of the...

Grammy Lee Looks Back

Grammy Lee shares stories of growing up on a farm with her siblings

Biggest Wedding Ever!

In this interview, conducted in November 2017 in Chicago, Illinois, Holly Graham (17) interviews her mother Stephanie Graham (52) about her childhood years through her college years. Mrs. Graham talks a lot about her husband, their wedding and their honeymoon....

A Greeks View of America

For my project I decided to interview my Grandma. We talked about being and immigrant in the US and the adversities that come with it. Then talked about some hobbies and previous jobs. She then spoke about how living in...

Ms. Douglas’s child birth traumas

In this interview, conducted in November 17th , 2017, in Lincoln Park High School, Chicago, Illinois, Biljana Tanceva (16) interviews her Law teacher Miss Douglas (53) about her childhood and the beginning of her adulthood. Miss Douglas shares her story...

From the mountains to the city

In this interview, conducted in November 2018 in Chicago, Illinois, Athena Johnson (16) interviews her grandma Barbra Johnson (71) about her childhood in the country and her adult life in the city. Mrs.Johnson shares stories about her Christian faith. She...

A Father, His Daughter, and the Choice to Start a Family as "an Act of Hope"

Jessica Kibblewhite grew up the daughter of an astronomer, Edward Kibblewhite. Among his inventions: a system that allows scientists to take clearer pictures of stars. When Jessica and her husband were having a hard time deciding whether to have a...