Shaheen Morakkabi and his grandma Jamileh Davachie

Jamileh Davachie (74) talks to her grandson, Shaheen Morakkabi (15) about her childhood and life in Iran during and after the revolution and her family.

Iranian revolution

We talked about the Iranian revolution and how life has changed

Social issues project

Name, main country, age when left, questions on immigration and fitting in

Immigration interview

During this interview, Emma talked about her life in the United States and in her homeland and the struggles and improvements she has faced since her move.

Growing up in Iran

My grandmother talks about life growing up and how she came to America.

Memories from My Grandpa’s Past

First I asked my grandfather about his childhood and his upbringing. He talked about the school systems back in Iran, as well as growing up in a family of six. When I asked him about some early memories of school,...

An Immigrants Story

Interview in a world history class about Kamiel Yousef’s immigration story

Stop Iran

“I would see stop signs and below the word stop it would say Iran”. On 1/6/19, in Los Angeles, Ani Adell interviewed her mom, Megan Adell, about her leaving her home in Iran and coming to America, and how being...

Interview of Baba and Iran

Recording interview of an Imigrant

Iran Women's Rights Interview

Lida Shamonzadeh (57) was interviewed by daughter Simona Sargizian (18) about the past and current state of Iran regarding women's rights in Iran.

Thomas Martin and Helen Martin

Thomas Martin (75) speaks with his wife Helen Martin (73) about their experiences in Tehran before and during the Iranian Revolution, his escape, and his perspective on the hostage crisis including reasons for the taking of the U.S. Embassy in...

The life of Fereshteh “Gigi” Sadrieh UNCUT

Nadia Massoumi (15) talks with her grandmother, "Gigi" Sadrieh (77), about her childhood, college life, and family history.

6,000 Miles to Freedom

It took about 2 years and 6,000 miles to experience any form of freedom for the first time. On January 5, 2020, 15 year old Kian Salehi asks his mother, Nini Salehi, about her journey to America and the challenges...

Mehdi Ziabakhsh

I, Colin Ziabakhsh (18) interviewed my father Mehdi Ziabakhsh (58) about his experience of moving from Iran to the United States by himself when he was 16.

The American Dream we Take for Granted

In the 1980’s Iran was in the middle of a revolution and Persian Jews were looking for political asylum. In this interview Sam Ghalili speaks with his father Jesse Ghalili in Encino California who talks about his courageous journey immigrating...

A Twist on a Proposal

In November of 2018, 14 year old Isabella Orlando interviewed her mom, Mandana Orlando in Sherman Oaks, California. The stories all take place in Santa Monica in the 1990’s. Isabella asks about everything, from how she met and fell in...

Interview with my Grandfather Edward

This is an interview with my grandfather about his incredible journey from Iran to the United States.

Uncle Soudi Part 1

Impromptu interview with uncle Soudi on the drive to his house

Iran to the USA

This story is about the transitions of my two grandparents moving from Iran to the United States.